Daytime hypercapnia in adult patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in France, before initiating nocturnal nasal continuous positive airway pressure therapy.

@article{Laaban2005DaytimeHI,
  title={Daytime hypercapnia in adult patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in France, before initiating nocturnal nasal continuous positive airway pressure therapy.},
  author={J. P. Laaban and Edmond Chailleux},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2005},
  volume={127 3},
  pages={710-5}
}
CONTEXT Daytime hypercapnia in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) has a highly variable prevalence in the published studies, and is usually thought to be the consequence of an associated disease, COPD, or severe obesity. STUDY OBJECTIVES To assess the prevalence of daytime hypercapnia in a very large population of adult patients with… CONTINUE READING