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Charles W. Atwood Jr, MD, FCCP, FAASM, discusses the results of the LABS-2 study of bariatric surgery patients. The Berlin Questionnaire was part of the study. A portion of the study population had documented sleep apnea. Dr. Atwood assesses the accuracy of the Berlin in identifying patients in this population at risk for sleep apnea, appropriate precautions and outcomes. He speculates on the value of out of center sleep tests in this group and details what additional research would be valuable.
Case of the Month
Discussion of ASV titration of a man with central sleep apnea. The criteria for diagnosis of central sleep apnea syndromes and practice parameters for treatment of central sleep apnea are discussed.
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