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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.12659/msm.889619
  • Title of Journal : MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR
  • Page Numbers: pp.883-887

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.