Corpus ID: 74283381

Apnea del sueño en el paciente obeso

@inproceedings{ValenciaFlores2001ApneaDS,
  title={Apnea del sue{\~n}o en el paciente obeso},
  author={Matilde Valencia-Flores and V. Gonz{\'a}lez and A. Tejeda and Alejandra Casta{\~n}o-Meneses and G. Garc{\'i}a-Ramos and J. Gonz{\'a}lez-Barranco},
  year={2001}
}
In normal organisms sleep is usually a time of minimal stress. In many obese patients, sleep could be stressful, impairs the quality of daytime life, and distorts normal physiology of the body suffi- ciently to even cause death. The more prevalent sleep disorders in obese subjects are abnormali- ties in the respiratory function such as snoring, obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) and alveolar hypoventilation or a combination of these. Ninety eight percent of the morbidly obese patients… CONTINUE READING

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 46 REFERENCES