Sleep apnea, proteinuria, and nephrotic syndrome.

  title={Sleep apnea, proteinuria, and nephrotic syndrome.},
  author={Bashir A. Chaudhary and Allan H Sklar and T K Chaudhary and Ralph C. Kolbeck and W. A. Speir},
  volume={11 1},
Renal abnormalities in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) have not been previously described. Medical records of patients who had been evaluated for possible sleep apnea syndrome and had had complete polysomnograms and urinalyses were reviewed to determine the frequency of proteinuria. High-grade proteinuria (greater than or equal to 3+ on urinalysis) was found in 6 of the 34 patients with obstructive sleep apnea, but in none of 34 patients in a control group matched for sex… CONTINUE READING


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