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Sleep Disorders: Sleep Disorders I |

Effect of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure on Adiponectin in Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Meta-analysis

Li-Da Chen, MD; Qi-Chang Lin, MD; Jian-Nan Liu, MD
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Zhangzhou Affiliated Hospital of Fujian Medical University, Zhangzhou, China


Copyright 2016, American College of Chest Physicians. All Rights Reserved.


Chest. 2016;149(4_S):A562. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2016.02.587
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SESSION TITLE: Sleep Disorders I

SESSION TYPE: Original Investigation Poster

PRESENTED ON: Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

PURPOSE: Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has been suggested to be associated with low levels of adiponectin. Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is the gold standard treatment for OSA; However, previous studies assessing the effect of CPAP on adiponectin in patients with OSA yielded conflicting results. The present meta-analysis was performed to determine whether CPAP therapy could increase adiponectin levels.

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