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P164 Nocturnal breathing in adult obese subjects with and without Prader-Willi syndrome

P. Fanari; M. Cornacchia; G. Grugni; I. Tovaglieri; L. Priano; F. Codecasa; P. Palmulli; A. Saezza; A. Salvadori
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1Riabilitazione Respiratoria

2Auxologia

3Neurologia, Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Ospedale San giuseppe, Oggebbio (VB), Italy


Copyright 2017, American College of Chest Physicians and Swiss Respiratory Society SGP. All Rights Reserved.


Chest. 2017;151(5_S):A62. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2017.04.066
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Introduction: To detect clinical, functional respiratory and nocturnal complete cardio-respiratory data in adult PWS patients and in obese subjects matched for sex, age and BMI.

Methods: 15 PWS obese patients (9 males, age 20-35 years, BMI 44.3 kg/m2, and 15 obese subjects (9 males, age 21-36 years, BMI 44.2 kg/m2) underwent a nocturnal cardio-respiratory polygraphy (CR-PSG). Respiratory parameters included: apnea/hypopnea index (AHI), basal oxygen saturation, lowest oxygen saturation, % time spent at oxygen saturation below 90%, average minimum SaO2 during desaturations.

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