Randomized placebo-controlled crossover trial of continuous positive airway pressure for mild sleep Apnea/Hypopnea syndrome.

@article{Engleman1999RandomizedPC,
  title={Randomized placebo-controlled crossover trial of continuous positive airway pressure for mild sleep Apnea/Hypopnea syndrome.},
  author={H. M. Engleman and Ruth N. Kingshott and Pete Wraith and Thomas W. Mackay and Ian J. Deary and Neil J. Douglas},
  journal={American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={159 2},
  pages={461-7}
}
The minimal disease severity at which patients with the sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome (SAHS) gain benefit from treatment is not well characterized, although a pilot study of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy showed daytime improvements in patients with 5 to 15 apneas + hypopneas per hour slept (AHI). We have thus performed a second, larger, randomized, placebo- controlled study in a prospective series of 34 patients (13 female) with mild SAHS (AHI 5 to 15) and daytime… CONTINUE READING
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