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Clinical and polysomnographic findings in class III obese patients.

Authors
  • Tangerina, Rodrigo de Paiva
  • Martinho, Fernanda Louise
  • Togeiro, Sonia Maria
  • Gregório, Luiz Carlos
  • Tufik, Sergio
  • Bittencourt, Lia Rita
Type
Published Article
Journal
Brazilian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2008
Volume
74
Issue
4
Pages
579–582
Identifiers
PMID: 18852985
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The prevalence of OSAHS was very high, which emphasizes the importance of investigating this syndrome in patients sent for bariatric surgery. The neck circumference was the best OSAHS marked in this group of patients.

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