New Thematic Series: Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Syndrome
Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) is an an underdiagnosed chronic disease characterized by recurrent episodes of apneas and hypopneas during sleep, associated with repetitive episodes of intermittent hypoxemia, intrathoracic pressure changes, arousals, and excessive daytime sleepiness. OSAS is considered as risk factor for cancer. Patients with untreated OSAS are at significantly increased risk of cardiovascular, metabolic, neurocognitive disease and motor vehicle accidents (MVAs). The European Commission recommended mandatory testing for OSAS, before a driver's license is granted or renewed.
This collection provides the newest research, comprehensive background information and up-to-date information on obstructive sleep apnea syndrome.
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Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine is the official journal of the Italian Respiratory Society - Società Italiana di Pneumologia (IRS/SIP). The journal publishes on all aspects of respiratory medicine and related fields, with a particular focus on interdisciplinary and translational research.
The interdisciplinary nature of the journal provides a unique opportunity for researchers, clinicians and healthcare professionals across specialties to collaborate and exchange information. The journal provides a high visibility platform for the publication and dissemination of top quality original scientific articles, reviews and important position papers documenting clinical and experimental advances.
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