volume 51, issue 7, P1064-1068 2007
DOI: 10.1590/s0004-27302007000700007
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Abstract: RESUMO ABSTRACT Clinical Presentation of Obese Patients with Polysomnographic Diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Aim:To evaluate the symptoms of obese patients with polysomnographic diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Methods: All obese patients (BMI ≥ 30 kg/m 2 ) that accomplished overnight polysomnography in two sleep laboratories in the city of Salvador, BA, Brazil, in the period of July to December of 2004, and had an apnea hypopnea index (AHI) ≥ 5. The considered symptoms were excessive daytim…

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