Long-term positive airway pressure therapy is associated with reduced total cholesterol levels in patients with obstructive sleep apnea: data from the European Sleep Apnea Database (ESADA)

Gunduz C., KAÇMAZ BAŞOĞLU Ö. , Kvamme J. A. , Verbraecken J., Anttalainen U., Marrone O., ...More

SLEEP MEDICINE, vol.75, pp.201-209, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 75
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sleep.2020.02.023
  • Title of Journal : SLEEP MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.201-209


Background and aim: Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is an independent risk factor for dyslipidemia. The current study examined the effects of positive airway pressure (PAP) treatment on lipid status in the European Sleep Apnea Database (ESADA).