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José Maurício Lopes Neto, Leandro Ortega Brandão, Alessandra Loli, Celso Vieira de Souza Leite, Silke Anna Theresa Weber
PURPOSE: To evaluate the frequency of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in obese patients scheduled for bariatric surgery and their identification for risk of OSA by Berlin Questionnaire (BQ) and excessive daytime sleepiness by Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS). METHODS: Fifty nine patients were evaluated by BQ and ESS. Out of these individuals, 35 performed a full-night sleep study using a type 3 portable monitoring (PM). The questionnaire results were compared for gender and BMI...
April 2013: Acta Cirúrgica Brasileira
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