A patient with obstructive sleep apnea undergoing bariatric surgery.

279 A 27-year-old man presented for sleep evaluation prior to his bariatric surgery. He was obese (weight 310 lb, BMI 44.5 kg/m2), and he reported snoring and excessive daytime sleepiness; his wife witnessed apneas. A split-night polysomnogram was performed, which documented severe obstructive sleep apnea with an apnea-hypopnea index (AHI) of 44/h and a… (More)