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CASE REPORT

The lady who presented as a “sleep emergency”

Priyanka Agarwal, M. K. Sen, J. C. Suri

Keywords : obesity hypoventilation syndrome, hypertension, atrial fibrillation, bilevel positive airway pressure therapy

Citation Information : Agarwal P, Sen MK, Suri JC. The lady who presented as a “sleep emergency”. Indian Sleep Med 2011; 6 (1):24-29.

DOI: 10.5005/ijsm-6-1-24

License: CC BY-SA 4.0

Published Online: 01-01-2011

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2011; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

The case of a 74 years old hypertensive and obese lady is reported. She had repeated hospitalizations following episodes of left ventricular failure A polysomnographic study confirmed the diagnosis of obesity hypoventilation syndrome. This condition is briefly reviewed.


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