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ba0005p289 | Osteoporosis: evaluation and imaging | ECTS2016

Sleep apnea and bone mineral density

Monova Daniela , Monov Simeon , Stambolova Maria , Peneva Evgenya , Shumnalieva Ruska , Sichanova Ljuboslava

Introduction: Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common sleep-related respiratory disorder characterized by repeated episodes of apnea and hypopnea resulting in sleep fragmentation, nocturnal hypoxia and hypercapnia, and excessive daytime sleepiness. OSA has recently become a well-recognized problem in view of its high prevalence in the general population. OSA is associated with many endocrine disorders (hypogonadotropic hypogonadism, hypercortisolism, glucose intolerance). Th...