Obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS): effects on the vestibular system

@inproceedings{Gallina2010,
  title={
					Obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS):
effects on the vestibular system
				},
  author={Salvatore Gallina and Francesco Dispenza and Gautham Kulamarva and F Riggio and Riccardo Speciale},
  booktitle={Acta otorhinolaryngologica Italica : organo ufficiale della Societa italiana di otorinolaringologia e chirurgia cervico-facciale},
  year={2010}
}
Aim of the present study was to evaluate the effects of obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS) on the peripheral and central vestibular system, by means of a case series prospective study at the University referral centre of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery; 45 consecutive patients suffering from OSAS were compared with a control group of 30 volunteer subjects selected from among the department employees. Severity of the disease was evaluated by means of cardio-respiratory function… CONTINUE READING