6-Min walk-test data in severe obstructive-sleep-apnea-hypopnea-syndrome (OSAHS) under continuous-positive-airway-pressure (CPAP) treatment.

@article{Saad20156MinWD,
  title={6-Min walk-test data in severe obstructive-sleep-apnea-hypopnea-syndrome (OSAHS) under continuous-positive-airway-pressure (CPAP) treatment.},
  author={Helmi Ben Saad and Ikram Ben Hassen and Ines Ghannouchi and Imed Latiri and Sonia Rouatbi and Pierre Escourrou and Halima Houda Ben Salem and Mohamed Benzarti and Ahmed I. Abdelghani},
  journal={Respiratory medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={109 5},
  pages={642-55}
}
INTRODUCTION Few studies have evaluated the functional capacity of severe OSAHS. AIMS To assess their functional capacity, identify their 6-min walking-distance (6MWD) influencing factors and compare their data with those of two control-groups. METHODS Sixty (42 males) clinically consecutive stable patients with severe OSAHS under CPAP were included. Clinical, Epworth questionnaire, anthropometric, polysomnographic, plethysmographic and 6-min walk-test (6MWT) data were collected. Univariate… CONTINUE READING

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