Long-term exercise parameter outcomes in obstructive sleep apnea patients with and without positive airway pressure therapy


Ucar E. Y. , ARAZ Ö. , KERGET B. , AKGÜN M. , SAĞLAM L.

EURASIAN JOURNAL OF PULMONOLOGY, vol.21, no.3, pp.193-198, 2019 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.4103/ejop.ejop_4_19
  • Title of Journal : EURASIAN JOURNAL OF PULMONOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.193-198

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Short-term studies have shown that positive airway pressure (PAP) therapy increases exercise capacity in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS). In this study, we investigated the effect of PAP therapy on exercise parameters in OSAS patients who were followed for 2 years.