The incidence and severity of pulmonary hypertension in obstructive sleep apnea with hypothyroidism


ARAZ Ö., Ucar E. Y., Yalcin A., Pulur D., Acemoglu H., Tas H., ...More

MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR, vol.19, pp.883-887, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.12659/msm.889619
  • Journal Name: MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.883-887
  • Keywords: obsttructive sleep apnea, hypothyroidism, pulmonary hypertension, THYROID-DISEASE, PREVALENCE
  • Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: Hypothyroidism and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) are both common health problems and can be seen together. Each of these 2 diseases can cause pulmonary hypertension (PH). We aimed to determine whether hypothyroidism with OSA has a significant effect on the frequency and severity of PH.