Chronic Intermittent Hypoxemia in Patients with Obstuctive Sleep Apnea Syndrome Causes Reduction of Peripheral Nerve Motor Fibers (Unit Number)


ASLAN K. , Pekoz T., SEYDAOĞLU G. , BOZDEMİR H. , Sarica Y.

JOURNAL OF TURKISH SLEEP MEDICINE-TURK UYKU TIBBI DERGISI, vol.6, no.1, pp.10-15, 2019 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 6 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/jtsm.galenos.2019.36844
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF TURKISH SLEEP MEDICINE-TURK UYKU TIBBI DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.10-15

Abstract

Objective: Obstructive Sleep Apnea syndrome (OSAS) is a chronic intermittent hypoxic process. In this study, we aimed to investigate electrophysiologically the changes in number of skeletal muscle motor unit due to chronic intermittent hypoxemia in cases followed up with the diagnosis of OSAS.