Endoscopy: Snoring while under conscious sedation during colonoscopy is linked to obstructive sleep apnea

snoring while under conscious sedation during colonoscopy is a strong predictor of obstructive sleep apnea (osa), according to a recent study by ala sharara et al. “although snoring is commonly noted in patients during colonoscopy, this observation had not been adequately addressed or scientifically investigated,” explains sharara. “the question arose as to… CONTINUE READING