Obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome is associated with relative hypocortisolemia and decreased hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis response to 1 and 250 mu g ACTH and glucagon stimulation tests


Karaca Z. C. , İSMAİLOĞULLARI S. , Korkmaz S. , Çakır I. , Aksu M. , Baydemir R. , et al.

SLEEP MEDICINE, cilt.14, ss.160-164, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 14 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.sleep.2012.10.013
  • Dergi Adı: SLEEP MEDICINE
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.160-164

Özet

Objective: The investigations regarding the effect of obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS) on hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis revealed conflicting results. We aimed to evaluate the effects of OSAS on HPA-axis with dynamic tests.