Sleep Med 2021 May 26;84:63-72. Epub 2021 May 26.
Grupo de Enfermedades Respiratorias, Servicio de Neumologia, Hospital Universitario La Paz-IdiPAZ, Madrid, Spain; Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red en Enfermedades Respiratorias (CIBERES), Madrid, Spain; Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain. Electronic address:
Objectives/background: Little information is available about the association of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) with atherogenic dyslipidemia and the contribution of sleep characteristics to lipid alterations. We compare dyslipidemia prevalence among non-apneic subjects and mild-severe OSA patients to identify the sleep characteristics that are independently associated with dyslipidemia and serum lipid levels in OSA patients.
Patients/methods: We recruited 809 consecutive patients who had been referred for polysomnography study by OSA suspicion. Read More