Association between self reported snoring, STOP questionnaire and postoperative pulmonary complications in patients submitted to ortophaedic surgery


URSAVAŞ A. , Guven T., COŞKUN N. F. , Ege E., Yilmazlar A.

MULTIDISCIPLINARY RESPIRATORY MEDICINE, vol.8, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/2049-6958-8-3
  • Title of Journal : MULTIDISCIPLINARY RESPIRATORY MEDICINE
  • Keywords: Atelectasis, Obesity, Orthopedic surgery, Sleep apnea, STOP questionnaire, OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP-APNEA, RISK-FACTORS, UPPER AIRWAY, POPULATION, MANAGEMENT, DISORDERS, OBESITY

Abstract

Background: Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may increase perioperative complications. The aim of this study was to determine the relationship among postoperative pulmonary complication, snoring and STOP questionnaire in patients with ortophaedic surgery.