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Impact of thyroidectomy on the control of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in patients with large goiters.

Authors
  • Haddad, Leonardo
  • Martinho Haddad, Fernanda L
  • Bittencourt, Lia
  • Gregório, Luis Carlos
  • Tufik, Sergio
  • Abrahão, Marcio
Type
Published Article
Journal
Sleep And Breathing
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2014
Volume
18
Issue
4
Pages
825–828
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s11325-014-0950-8
PMID: 24535631
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Despite the high prevalence of OSAS in patients with large goiters and the improvement of OSAS symptoms, thyroidectomy showed no significant impact on the polysomnographic parameters.

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