The results of OSAS patients in our clinic
Background: Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) is a syndrome characterized by respiratory patterns such as recurrent apnea or hypopnea during sleep and usually with desaturation. We aimed to present comorbid conditions of patients admitted to our clinic with OSAS diagnosis.Method: The records of 1969 patients who admitted to Sleep Disorders Laboratory of the Faculty of Medicine, Dicle University between 2008 and 2015 were retrospectively reviewed. The demographic characteristics, severity of OSAS, comorbidities of these patients were evaluated.Results: The apnea hypopnea index (AHI) of 529 patients was normal, 357 patients had mild, 345 patients had moderate and 740 patients had severe OSAS. Patients with normal AHI were taken as control group. The average age of the groups was close. There was statistically significant correlation between hypertension, congestive heart failure, chronic kidney disease and impotence increase with severity of OSAS. Diabetes, COPD, anxiety, hearing loss, and infertility were found to increase with OSAS. No association was found between glaucoma and OSAS (Table-1).Control5>AHI%Mild5≤AHI
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