Short-term memory performances during sustained wakefulness in patients with obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome.

@article{Grenche2011ShorttermMP,
  title={Short-term memory performances during sustained wakefulness in patients with obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome.},
  author={J{\'e}r{\^o}me Gren{\`e}che and J. B. Krieger and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Bertrand and Christine Erhardt and Myriam Maumy and Patricia Tassi},
  journal={Brain and cognition},
  year={2011},
  volume={75 1},
  pages={39-50}
}
Both working and immediate memories were assessed every 4h by specific short-term memory tasks over sustained wakefulness in 12 patients with obstructive sleep apnea and hypopnea syndrome (OSAHS) and 10 healthy controls. Results indicated that OSAHS patients exhibited lower working memory performances than controls on both backward digit span and complex Sternberg tasks. Speed and accuracy on Sternberg tasks were affected by memory load in both groups. However, immediate memory was not impaired… CONTINUE READING