Category Archives: Sleep Apnea Syndrome

Predictive Factors of Long-term Compliance With Nasal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Treatment in Sleep Apnea Syndrome: Materials and Methods

The gravity of sleep apnea syndrome (SAS), because of the seriousness of diurnal hypersomnia and the cardiorespiratory complications associated with it, made it necessary to develop treatments providing maximum efficacy with minimal side effects. Nocturnal ventilation with nasal continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) was first proposed by Sullivan et al in 1981, and extensive works confirmed its efficiency in the long-term treatment of SAS.’ Since … Continue reading