Prognosis of Sleep apnea
Prognosis of Sleep apnea: The major determinants of surgical outcome include the apnea hypopnea index (AHI) and obesity at the time of diagnosis. ...see also Overview of Sleep apnea
Prognosis for Sleep apnea:
Eliminating the obstruction usually reverses the
commonly associated pulmonary and systemic hypertension and cardiac
problems of obstructive apnea. Untreated, sleep apnea can greatly affect
daytime functioning. Sleep apnea sufferers have a tendency to fall asleep
during the day, a potentially deadly consequence of the disorder.
(Source: excerpt from NINDS Sleep Apnea Information Page: NINDS)
...see also Overview of Sleep apnea
Onset of Sleep apnea: Obstructive sleep apnea is observed in children of all ages and may develop even in infancy.
Complications of Sleep apnea may include:
See also complications of Sleep apnea.
Sleep apnea: Research More
The 'prognosis' of Sleep apnea usually refers to the likely outcome
of Sleep apnea.
The prognosis of Sleep apnea
may include the duration of Sleep apnea, chances of complications of Sleep apnea,
prospects for recovery, recovery period for Sleep apnea, survival rates,
and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Sleep apnea.
Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.
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