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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 7 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sleep.2005.12.005
  • Journal Name: SLEEP MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.255-261
  • Keywords: hemorheology, plasma viscosity, erythrocyte deformability, oxidative stress, sleep apnea, hematocrit, 2,3 DPG, NASAL CPAP TREATMENT, LIPID-PEROXIDATION, BLOOD-VISCOSITY, HEMATOCRIT, 2,3-DIPHOSPHOGLYCERATE, MALONYLDIALDEHYDE, PRESSURE, DECREASE, DISEASE, STROKE
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


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.