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Gender differences in Saudi patients with obstructive sleep apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) remains under-recognized in women possibly due to differences in clinical presentation, difference in tolerance to symptoms, and rate of usage and referral to sleep services. No reports have addressed OSA in women in the Middle Eastern (Arab) population...

Outcome of patients with pulmonary embolism admitted to the intensive care unit

BACKGROUND: Pulmonary embolism (PE) is an important cause of in-hospital mortality. Many patients are admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) either due to hemodynamic instability or severe hypoxemia. Few reports have addressed the outcome of patients with PE; however, none were from ICUs in the Middle East...

Obesity hypoventilation syndrome

Obesity is becoming a major medical concern in several parts of the world, with huge economic impacts on health- care systems, resulting mainly from increased cardiovascular risks...

Prevalence and impact of periodic leg movements in narcolepsy patients

Prevalence and impact of periodic leg movements in narcolepsy patients: BaHammam A.: J Sleep Res. 2009 Mar;18(1):142. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2869.2008.00684.x....

Utility of daytime polysomnography for in-patients with suspected sleep-disordered breathing

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is a common medical problem with significant adverse consequences. Delays in diagnosing and treating OSA have increased with increasing demand for sleep services...

Special considerations for obstructive sleep apnea in women

To the editor,I read with interest the article by Dursunoglu et al. exploring the differences in the clinical presentation between men and women with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) admitted to the sleep clinic [1]...

Factors that may influence apnea-hypopnea index in patients with acute myocardial infarction

Bahammam AS.:Comment on Obstructive sleep apnea in patients admitted for acute myocardial infarction. Prevalence, predictors, and effect on microvascular perfusion. [Chest. 2009]...

Sleep Disordered Breathing in Acute Coronary Syndrome Patients: An Under-recognized Problem

BaHammam A. Chest Middle East Edition 2009; 1(4), July/August: VSleep Disordered Breathing in Acute Coronary Syndrome Patients: An Under-recognized Problem:  ....

The prevalence of asthma in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea

BACKGROUND: Most of the studies that have explored the relationship between obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) and asthma have focused on the prevalence of snoring and OSA symptoms in patients with asthma...

Prevalence of symptoms and risk of sleep apnea in middle-aged Saudi women in primary care

OBJECTIVE:To assess the prevalence of symptoms and risks of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in a sample of middle-aged Saudi women in a primary care using a validated questionnaire...

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