Erythrocyte deformability, plasma viscosity and oxidative status in patients with severe obstructive sleep apnea syndrome


Dikmenoglu N. , Ciftci B., Ileri E., Gueven S. F. , Seringec N., Aksoy Y. , ...More

SLEEP MEDICINE, vol.7, no.3, pp.255-261, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 7 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sleep.2005.12.005
  • Title of Journal : SLEEP MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.255-261

Abstract

Background and purpose: In patients with severe obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS), diurnal changes of plasma viscosity and erythrocyte deformability were measured to elucidate the possible mechanism of cardiovascular diseases in OSAS patients.