A Comparison of Different Success Definitions in Non-Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Using Cardiopulmonary Coupling.

@article{Lee2016ACO,
  title={A Comparison of Different Success Definitions in Non-Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Using Cardiopulmonary Coupling.},
  author={Woo Hyun Lee and Seung-No Hong and Hong Joong Kim and Chae-Seo Rhee and Chul Hee Lee and In-Young Yoon and Jeong-Whun Kim},
  journal={Journal of clinical sleep medicine : JCSM : official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={35-41}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVES The definition and the criteria for the successful treatment of obstructive sleep apnea vary, depending on the study. This study aimed to compare different success criteria of non-continuous positive airway pressure (non-CPAP) treatment for obstructive sleep apnea in terms of sleep quality by using cardiopulmonary coupling. METHODS We included 98 patients who had been treated with sleep surgery or with a mandibular advancement device at our sleep clinic from January 2011 to… CONTINUE READING