Thyroid Hormone Levels and TSH Activity in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome.

Abstract

Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) is characterized by complete cessation of inspiratory flow (apnea) or upper airway airflow limitation (hypopnea) with increased respiratory muscle activity, which is repeatedly observed during sleep. Hypothyroidism has been described as a rare cause of OSAS, but it is considered to be the main cause of breathing… (More)

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@article{Bielicki2016ThyroidHL, title={Thyroid Hormone Levels and TSH Activity in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome.}, author={Piotr Bielicki and Tadeusz Przybyłowski and Marta Kumor and Małgorzata Barnaś and Magdalena Wiercioch and Ryszarda Chazanryszarda Chazan}, journal={Advances in experimental medicine and biology}, year={2016}, volume={878}, pages={67-71} }