Postoperative Outcomes in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Comparative Studies. FREE

Postoperative Outcomes in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Comparative Studies.

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Background:

"Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common comorbidity in patients undergoing cardiac surgery and may predispose patients to postoperative complications. The purpose of this meta-analysis is to determine the evidence of postoperative complications associated with OSA patients undergoing cardiac surgery."1


1. Postoperative Outcomes in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Comparative Studies.
Nagappa M, Ho G, Patra J, Wong J, Singh M et al.
Anesth Analg. 2017 Oct 17. [Epub ahead of print] FREE

 

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