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Revista Científica Ciencia Médica

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ARAOZ ILLANES, Reynaldo; VIRHUEZ SALGUERO, Yblin Katherine  and  GUZMAN DUCHEN, Héctor. Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome as a Risk Factor for other diseases. Rev Cient Cienc Méd [online]. 2011, vol.14, n.1, pp.25-30. ISSN 1817-7433.

The obstructive sleep apnea syndrome is a disease characterized by cycles of apnea and hypopnea and frequent arousals during the night and same day hipersomnolencia as well. This disease entails high incidences in traffic accidents in the workplace, recent studies of this pathology is accompanied by complications, and development of various cardiovascular, metabolic and ophthalmological diseases among others.

Keywords : Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome; Diabetes; Glaucoma; Obesity; Papiledema.

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