Influence of self-reported snoring and witnessed sleep apnea on gestational hypertension and fetal outcome in pregnancy

@article{Ayrm2009InfluenceOS,
  title={Influence of self-reported snoring and witnessed sleep apnea on gestational hypertension and fetal outcome in pregnancy},
  author={Aylin Ayrım and Esra Aktepe Keskin and Duygu Ozol and Yuksel Onaran and Zeki Yıldırım and Hasan Kafali},
  journal={Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics},
  year={2009},
  volume={283},
  pages={195-199}
}
Hormonal and physical changes during pregnancy are associated with some sleep-related breathing disorders (SRBD) such as snoring and sleep apnea, and SRBD are associated with recurrent episodes of oxyhemoglobin desaturation and increased sympathic activity. We aimed to search the incidence of self-reported snoring and witnessed apnea in the third trimester of pregnancy and to analyze their influence on fetal outcome and gestational hypertension (GH). Two hundred pregnant women (group 1) during… CONTINUE READING

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