Relationship between serum substance P levels and daytime sleepiness in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome

Ursavas A., Karadag M., Ilcol Y. O., Burgazlioglu B., Ercan İ., Gozu R. O.

CHEST, vol.131, no.5, pp.1400-1405, 2007 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 131 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1378/chest.06-2348
  • Journal Name: CHEST
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)
  • Page Numbers: pp.1400-1405
  • Keywords: obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, sleepiness, substance P, FIBROMYALGIA, METABOLITES, DEPRESSION, RECEPTORS, SEROTONIN, NEURONS, SAMPLE, BRAIN, RATS, MEN
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: We hypothesized that intermittent hypoxia might influence serum substance P levels, and that this effect might in turn contribute in excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS).