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Prognosis of Obstructive sleep apnea

Prognosis of Obstructive 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 Obstructive sleep apnea

Prognosis for Obstructive 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 Obstructive sleep apnea

Onset of Obstructive sleep apnea: Obstructive sleep apnea is observed in children of all ages and may develop even in infancy.


Complications of Obstructive sleep apnea may include:

See also complications of Obstructive sleep apnea.

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About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Obstructive sleep apnea usually refers to the likely outcome of Obstructive sleep apnea. The prognosis of Obstructive sleep apnea may include the duration of Obstructive sleep apnea, chances of complications of Obstructive sleep apnea, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Obstructive sleep apnea, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Obstructive sleep apnea. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.


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