Adverse respiratory events after general anesthesia in patients at high risk of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome.

@article{Xar2015AdverseRE,
  title={Adverse respiratory events after general anesthesia in patients at high risk of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome.},
  author={Daniela Xar{\'a} and J{\'u}lia Scarano de Mendonça and Helder Pereira and Alice Miranda dos Santos and Fernando Jos{\'e} Abelha},
  journal={Brazilian journal of anesthesiology},
  year={2015},
  volume={65 5},
  pages={
          359-66
        }
}
INTRODUCTION Patients with STOP-BANG score >3 have a high risk of Obstructive sleep apnea. The aim of this study was to evaluate early postoperative respiratory complications in adults with STOP-BANG score >3 after general anesthesia. METHODS This is a prospective double cohort study matching 59 pairs of adult patients with STOP-BANG score >3 (high risk of obstructive sleep apnea) and patients with STOP-BANG score <3 (low risk of obstructive sleep apnea), similar with respect to gender, age… CONTINUE READING
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