Relationships between MRI fat distributions and sleep apnea and obesity hypoventilation syndrome in very obese patients
Purpose Obesity is associated with both obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and obesity hypoventilation. Differences in adipose tissue distribution are thought to underlie the development of both OSA and hypoventilation. We explored the relationships between the distribution of upper airway, neck, chest, abdominal and muscle fat in very obese individuals. Methods We conducted a cross-sectional cohort study of individuals presenting to a tertiary sleep clinic or ... Expand abstract
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