Clinical Characteristics, Comorbidities, and Response to Treatment of Veterans With Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Cincinnati Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 2005-2007

@inproceedings{Samson2012ClinicalCC,
  title={Clinical Characteristics, Comorbidities, and Response to Treatment of Veterans With Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Cincinnati Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 2005-2007},
  author={Pamela P Samson and Kenneth R. Casey and James L Knepler and Ralph J. Panos},
  booktitle={Preventing chronic disease},
  year={2012}
}
INTRODUCTION Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common disorder that is associated with significant morbidity. Veterans may be at an elevated risk for OSA because of increased prevalence of factors associated with the development and progression of OSA. The objective of this study was to determine the clinical characteristics, comorbidities, polysomnographic findings, and response to treatment of veterans with OSA. METHODS We performed a retrospective chart review of 596 patients undergoing… CONTINUE READING