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Utility of Daytime Polysomnography in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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. The aim of the study was to assess the utility of daytime poly-somnography (PSG) in in-patients who were...

Submaximal Exercise in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Several studies have used the cardiopulmonary exercise test to assess patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). However, no report has investigated the use of the 6-min walk test (6MWT) in this group of patients...

Gender Differences in Saudi Patients with 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...

Submaximal exercise in patients with severe obstructive sleep apnea.

Several studies have used the cardiopulmonary exercise test to assess patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). However, no report has investigated the use of the 6-min walk test (6MWT) in this group of patients...

The Utility of Apnea Link ™ as a Screening Tool for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

“The Utility of Apnea Link ™ as a Screening Tool for Obstructive Sleep Apnea”.  Ahmed BaHammam , Munir Chaudhery, Shaffi Shaikh. 7th Saudi Thoracic Society Annual Meeting, March, 2009, Riyadh, Sa...

Prevalence of Symptoms and Risk of Sleep Apnea in a Sample of Middle-aged Saudi Females using the Berlin Questionnaire

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...

Prevalence and Characteristics of Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea

No study has addressed obesity hypoventilation syndrome (OHS) in Saudis. This study was conducted to assess the prevalence and characteristics of OHS in patients referred to the sleep disorders center with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)...

Event related evoked potentials in chronic respiratory encephalopathy

Cognitive event-related potential (P(300)) is an index of cognitive processing time. It was found to be prolonged in dementia, renal, and hepatic encephalopathies, but was not extensively assessed in respiratory failure...

Chronobiology in young Saudis

The circadian rhythm (chronobiology) has not been assessed in young Saudis before. Therefore, we conducted this survey to assess chronobiology in young Saudi males...

Assessment of Sleep Pattern, Energy Expenditure and Circadian Pattern of Body Temperature for Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome using the ArmBand: A Preliminary Report

There is no simple and practical way to monitor sleep patterns in patients in acute care units. We designed this study to assess sleep patterns, energy expenditure and circadian rhythms of patients’ skin temperature in the coronary care unit (CCU) utilizing a new portable device...

 

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