PITFALL OF OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA SYNDROME

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  • Miyazaki Soichiro
    Department of Sleep Medicine, Shiga University of Medical Science
  • Kobayashi Ryuichi
    Sleep Disordered Breathing Center, Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Allergy, Ayagawa National Health Insurance Sue Hospital
  • Kitamura Takuro
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Occupational and Environmental Health

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  • 睡眠時無呼吸症候群診療のピットフォール

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Abstract

Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome is the most common sleep disorder and it occupies half of the outpatients of the sleep clinic. Sleep is most integrated physiological function for human and it is very important to maintain healthy life. Obstructive sleep apnea patients suffer from frequent respiration related arousals during sleep. Poor quality of sleep induces cardio-vascular diseases, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, mood disorders, decreased performance ability, traffic accidents and etc. Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome is multidisciplinary disease and indicates various symptoms.<br>The author introduces various pitfall cases related to obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. Pitfall cases are composed of vertigo related sleep apnea cases, an insufficient sleep syndrome case, endocrine dysfunction related sleep apnea cases and a depression case.

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  • JIBI INKOKA TEMBO

    JIBI INKOKA TEMBO 54 (1), 10-18, 2011

    Society of Oto-rhino-laryngology Tokyo

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