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Postural stability and fall risk in patients with obstructive sleep apnea: a cross-sectional study

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2021-02-01T00:00:00Z
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Yilmaz Gokmen, Gulhan
GÜRSES, Hülya Nilgün
Zeren, Melih
ÖZYILMAZ, Semiramis
Kansu, Abdullah
Akkoyunlu, Muhammed Emin
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Purpose Nocturnal hypoxia and daytime sleepiness resulting from fragmented sleep may impair the ability of postural stability in subjects with OSA. This study investigates the effect of disease severity on postural stability and whether or not it poses a fall risk in individuals with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).
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sleep apnea
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Yilmaz Gokmen G., GÜRSES H. N. , Zeren M., ÖZYILMAZ S., Kansu A., Akkoyunlu M. E. , -Postural stability and fall risk in patients with obstructive sleep apnea: a cross-sectional study-, SLEEP AND BREATHING, 2021