Published in Drug Week, October 23rd, 2009
According to the study, to be published in the October 15 issue of the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, an official publication of the American Thoracic Society, excess weight increased the severity of oxygen desaturation in the blood of individuals with SDB during and after apneas and hypopneas.
"We knew that excess body weight is strongly related to more frequent breathing events-apneas and hypopneas-in persons with SDB," said lead author Paul E....
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