Effect of continuous positive airway pressure treatment on seizure control in patients with obstructive sleep apnea and epilepsy.

@article{Vendrame2011EffectOC,
  title={Effect of continuous positive airway pressure treatment on seizure control in patients with obstructive sleep apnea and epilepsy.},
  author={Martina Vendrame and Sanford H. Auerbach and Tobias Loddenkemper and Sanjeev V. Kothare and Georgia Montouris},
  journal={Epilepsia},
  year={2011},
  volume={52 11},
  pages={e168-71}
}
In patients with epilepsy, improvement in seizure control with treatment of coexisting obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has been reported, but there is lack of data on the effect of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) compliance on seizure control in these patients. We examined the variability in seizure frequency in patients who were CPAP compliant and those who were not CPAP compliant. We undertook a retrospective review of clinical and polysomnographic data of adult patients with OSA and… CONTINUE READING