Sleep apnoea related hypoxia is associated with cognitive disturbances in patients with tetraplegia

@article{Sajkov1998SleepAR,
  title={Sleep apnoea related hypoxia is associated with cognitive disturbances in patients with tetraplegia},
  author={Dimitar Sajkov and Ruth Marshall and Pieter Walker and Ivanka J Mykytyn and R Douglas Mcevoy and J L Wale and Howard Flavell and Andrew T. Thornton and Ral Antic},
  journal={Spinal Cord},
  year={1998},
  volume={36},
  pages={231-239}
}
Sleep disordered breathing is common in patients with tetraplegia. Nocturnal arterial hypoxemia and sleep fragmentation due to sleep apnoea may be associated with cognitive dysfunction. We therefore studied the influence of sleep disordered breathing on neuropsychological function in 37 representative tetraplegic patients (mean age 34±9.7 years). Thirty… CONTINUE READING