In the U.S., 82% of men and 93% of women with obstructive sleep apnea are undiagnosed. This overview summarizes symptoms, risk factors and comorbidities, and outlines screening tools and diagnostic criteria.
Our Sleep Disorders Center is using the funds to create a first-of-kind sleep biophysiologic repository leveraging over 100,000 sleep studies and to study links between sleep apnea and QT prolongation.
The nation’s leading sleep medicine society has updated guidelines on testing for sleep apnea for the first time in 10 years. A co-author of the document outlines key changes in recommendations.