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  • Frances F Chung, Balaji Yegneswaran, +5 authors Colin Shapiro
  • Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • 2008 (First Publication: 1 May 2008)
  • Background:Because of the high prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and its adverse impact on perioperative outcome, a practical screening tool for surgical patients is required. This studyExpand
  • Mahesh Nagappa, Pu Liao, +5 authors Frances Chung
  • Medicine
  • PloS one
  • 2015 (First Publication: 14 December 2015)
  • Background Diagnosing obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is clinically relevant because untreated OSA has been associated with increased morbidity and mortality. The STOP-Bang questionnaire is a validatedExpand
  • Frances F Chung, Pu Liao, Hisham Elsaid, Sazzadul Islam, Colin Shapiro, Yuming Sun
  • Medicine
  • Anesthesia and analgesia
  • 2012 (First Publication: 24 February 2012)
  • INTRODUCTION: It is impractical to perform polysomnography (PSG) in all surgical patients suspected of having sleep disordered breathing (SDB). We investigated the role of nocturnal oximetry inExpand
  • Pu Liao, Balaji Yegneswaran, Santhira Vairavanathan, Paul Zilberman, Frances Chung
  • Medicine
  • Canadian journal of anaesthesia = Journal…
  • 2009 (First Publication: 23 September 2009)
  • PurposeObstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is presumed to be a risk factor for postoperative morbidity and mortality, but the current evidence is incomplete. This retrospective matched cohort study testedExpand