[Epilepsy and sleep apnea syndrome].

@article{Ezpeleta1998EpilepsyAS,
  title={[Epilepsy and sleep apnea syndrome].},
  author={David Ezpeleta and A Garc{\'i}a-Pe{\~n}a and Rosa Peraita-Adrados},
  journal={Revista de neurologia},
  year={1998},
  volume={26 151},
  pages={389-92}
}
INTRODUCTION The reciprocal influence between Epilepsy and Sleep Apnea Syndrome (SAS/OSAS) may aggravate the prognosis of both processes. Hypoxemia during sleep in patients with SAS and sleep fragmentation as a consequence of periodic apneas, that provokes a chronic sleep deprivation, could decrease the convulsive threshold in epileptic patients. MATERIAL… CONTINUE READING