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Familial clustering of symptoms typical for OSAS

Piotr Bielicki, Tadeusz Przybyłowski, Wacław Droszcz, Krzysztof Byskiniewicz, Piotr Korczyński, Ryszarda Chazan
Pneumonol Alergol Pol 2006;74(1):59-62.

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Vol 74, No 1 (2006)
ORIGINAL PAPERS
Published online: 2008-02-18
Submitted: 2013-02-22

Abstract

The aim of the study was to compare the incidence of obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS) symptoms in relatives of subjects with OSAS and in relatives without OSAS but with clinical symptoms of this disease. The study group consisted of 186 relatives of patients with OSAS and 117 relatives of patients with symptoms of OSAS in whom the disease was not confirmed by polysomnography. They were all mailed a questionnaire with questions concerning anthropometric data, the presence of symptoms typical for OSAS and the presence of concomitant diseases. Analysis of the obtained data revealed an increased frequency of snoring, sleep apnea and nycturia in the relatives of patients with OSAS when compared to relatives of patients without OSAS, but the difference was not statistically significant.The incidence of daytime OSAS symptoms was significantly higher in the group of relativesof patients with OSAS. No differences in the incidence of arterial hypertension, ischaemic heart disease and diabetes mellitus were found.
Pneumonol. Alergol. Pol. 2006, 74, 1-1.

Abstract

The aim of the study was to compare the incidence of obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS) symptoms in relatives of subjects with OSAS and in relatives without OSAS but with clinical symptoms of this disease. The study group consisted of 186 relatives of patients with OSAS and 117 relatives of patients with symptoms of OSAS in whom the disease was not confirmed by polysomnography. They were all mailed a questionnaire with questions concerning anthropometric data, the presence of symptoms typical for OSAS and the presence of concomitant diseases. Analysis of the obtained data revealed an increased frequency of snoring, sleep apnea and nycturia in the relatives of patients with OSAS when compared to relatives of patients without OSAS, but the difference was not statistically significant.The incidence of daytime OSAS symptoms was significantly higher in the group of relativesof patients with OSAS. No differences in the incidence of arterial hypertension, ischaemic heart disease and diabetes mellitus were found.
Pneumonol. Alergol. Pol. 2006, 74, 1-1.
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Keywords

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome; familial occurence

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Title

Familial clustering of symptoms typical for OSAS

Journal

Advances in Respiratory Medicine

Issue

Vol 74, No 1 (2006)

Pages

59-62

Published online

2008-02-18

Bibliographic record

Pneumonol Alergol Pol 2006;74(1):59-62.

Keywords

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome
familial occurence

Authors

Piotr Bielicki
Tadeusz Przybyłowski
Wacław Droszcz
Krzysztof Byskiniewicz
Piotr Korczyński
Ryszarda Chazan

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