Association Between the Severity of Nocturnal Hypoxia in Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Damage


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ÇAKMAK E. , Duksal F., Altinkaya E. , Acibucu F. , DOĞAN Ö. T. , Yonem O., ...More

HEPATITIS MONTHLY, vol.15, no.11, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.5812/hepatmon.32655
  • Title of Journal : HEPATITIS MONTHLY

Abstract

Background: Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a major disease that can cause significant mortality and morbidity. Chronic intermittent hypoxia is a potential causal factor in the progression from fatty liver to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis.