Creatine phosphokinase elevation in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: an unknown association?

@article{Lentini2006CreatinePE,
  title={Creatine phosphokinase elevation in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: an unknown association?},
  author={Silvia Lentini and Robert Manka and Sabine Scholtyssek and Birgit Stoffel-Wagner and Berndt L{\"u}deritz and Selçuk Tasci},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2006},
  volume={129 1},
  pages={88-94}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVES To evaluate the impact of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) on serum creatine phosphokinase (CK) levels. DESIGN Single-center prospective cross-sectional study. SETTING Academic sleep disorder center. PATIENTS Two hundred one consecutive patients (mean [+/- SD] age, 54.9 +/- 11.0 years; 155 men and 46 women; mean body mass index, 31.3 +/- 6.9 kg/m(2)) with suspected sleep-disordered breathing. MEASUREMENTS AND RESULTS OSAS was confirmed in182 patients (apnea… CONTINUE READING