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Effect of continuous positive airway pressure treatment for obstructive sleep apnoea on visual processing of degraded words.

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BACKGROUND: In a previous uncontrolled study, continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy for obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) improved vision in patients with diabetic macular oedema. OBJECTIVES: We investigated whether the above improvement in vision (or visual processing) might have been due to reduced sleepiness, rather than a true improvement in retinal function. METHODS: Twelve normal control subjects and 20 patients with OSA were tested for their ability to recognise degraded word...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1159/000354797

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Publisher:
Karger Publisher's website
Journal:
Respiration; international review of thoracic diseases Journal website
Volume:
87
Issue:
2
Pages:
144-148
Publication date:
2014-01-01
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EISSN:
1423-0356
ISSN:
0025-7931
Source identifiers:
441127
Language:
English
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pubs:441127
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2014-01-30

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