Rationale and design of the Turkish sleep apnea database-TURKAPNE: A national, multicenter, observational, prospective cohort study

Peker Y., Basoglu O. K. , Firat H., Ursavas A., Ugurlu A. O. , Balcan B., ...More

Turkish Thoracic Journal, vol.19, no.3, pp.136-140, 2018 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/turkthoracj.2018.18097
  • Title of Journal : Turkish Thoracic Journal
  • Page Numbers: pp.136-140


OBJECTIVES: The primary aim of The Turkish Sleep Apnea Database (TURKAPNE) study is to generate a cross-sectional nationwide database for defining the clinical and polysomnographic characteristics of the patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in Turkey.