Optic nerve dysfunction in obestructive sleep apnea.

A. Petrone, P. Valente, D. Selvaggio, Tommaso Salgarello, L. Zaccardi, A. Gaballo, L. Maugeri, A. Sposi, Benedetto Falsini, Flaminio Mormile

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting Abstract


Obstructive sleep apnea patients before the start of CPAP therapy showed optic nerve dysfunction at the electroretinogram, which was probably related not only with the increased intraocular pressure frequently found in these patients but also with arterial levels of carbon dioxide
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)786-786
Number of pages1
JournalAmerican Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
Publication statusPublished - 2004


  • electroretinogram
  • obstructive sleep apnea
  • optic nerve


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