Obese patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome

Disease description

A status with BODY WEIGHT that is grossly above the acceptable or desirable weight, usually due to accumulation of excess FATS in the body. The standards may vary with age, sex, genetic or cultural background. In the BODY MASS INDEX, a BMI greater than 30.0 kg/m2 is considered obese, and a BMI greater than 40.0 kg/m2 is considered morbidly obese (MORBID OBESITY).

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Exhaled pH, exhaled nitric oxide, and induced sputum cellularity in obese patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. Transl Res 2008 GE. Carpagnano, A. Spanevello, R. Sabato, A. Depalo, V. Turchiarelli, MP. Foschino Barbaro
Transl Res 2008 Jan;151(1):45-50. PubMed:18061127

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Nitric oxide PubChem CID: 145068

MeSH information

MeSH ID D009765
MeSH name Obesity