Obstructive sleep apnea in normal weight patients: characteristics and comparison with overweight and obese patients.

OBJECTIVE To determine the frequency of obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) and metabolic syndrome (MS) in normal weight patients and their characteristics, and to compare these with overweight and obese patients. METHODS We studied all patients with suspected OSA referred to the sleep laboratory from January to December 2009. OSA was diagnosed when the apnoea… CONTINUE READING