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Sleep · 7: Positive airway pressure therapy for obstructive sleep apnoea/hypopnoea syndrome
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    CPAP compliance
    • Murat Enoz, Department of Otolaryngology, Head&Neck Surgery

    Dear Editor,

    The combination of acute and chronic haemondynamic effects in obstructive sleep apnea have been associated with increased risk of myocardial infarction, cerebrovascular accidents, hypertension, and congestive heart failure. It is necessary to provide appropriate treatment for Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS).

    Most health care providers offer nasal continuous positive airway pressure...

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    The limitations of palatal surgery for patients with OSA
    • Murat Enoz, Department of Otolaryngology, Head&Neck Surgery

    Dear Editor,

    Obstructive sleep apnea is an increasingly well recognized disease characterized by periodic collapse of the upper airway during sleep. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is characterized by periodic complete or partial upper airway obstruction during sleep, causing intermittent cessations of breathing or reductions in airflow despite ongoing respiratory effort. It’s defined by the presence of at least...

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