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Risk of developing obstructive sleep apnea among women with polycystic ovarian syndrome: a nationwide longitudinal follow-up study.

Authors
  • Lin, Ting-Yang1
  • Lin, Pei-Yin2
  • Su, Tung-Ping3
  • Li, Cheng-Ta3
  • Lin, Wei-Chen3
  • Chang, Wen-Hang2
  • Chen, Tzeng-Ji4
  • Bai, Ya-Mei5
  • Chen, Mu-Hong6
  • 1 Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Keelung, Taiwan. , (Taiwan)
  • 2 Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan. , (Taiwan)
  • 3 Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan. , (Taiwan)
  • 4 Department of Family Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Institute of Hospital and Health Care Administration, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan. , (Taiwan)
  • 5 Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address: [email protected] , (Taiwan)
  • 6 Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address: [email protected] , (Taiwan)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Sleep medicine
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2017
Volume
36
Pages
165–169
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.sleep.2016.12.029
PMID: 28599952
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

Women with PCOS were associated with an increased risk of developing OSA in later life. Further studies would be required to investigate the underlying pathophysiology between PCOS and OSA, and to clarify whether prompt intervention for PCOS would reduce the risk of OSA.

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