Richard Harlid

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OBJECTIVE To assess the effect of weight loss induced by a very low energy diet on moderate and severe obstructive sleep apnoea in obese men. Design Single centre, two arm, parallel, randomised, controlled, open label trial. Blocked randomisation procedure used for treatment allocation. Setting Outpatient obesity clinic in a university hospital in(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine whether initial improvements in obstructive sleep apnoea after a very low energy diet were maintained after one year in patients with moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnoea. DESIGN Single centre, prospective observational follow-up study. SETTING Outpatient obesity clinic in a university hospital in Stockholm, Sweden. (More)
INTRODUCTION In Scandinavia, portable monitoring has virtually replaced standard polysomnography for diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS). Because waiting times for specialized OSAS care remain long, an accurate screening tool to exclude low-risk patients from diagnostic testing would be valuable. OBJECTIVES To examine the diagnostic(More)
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