The results of cognitive tests in a group of obstructive sleep apnea patients free from therapy studied at the time of diagnosis yielded a large rate of pathological results, particularly in the working memory and attention (Stroop test). Recurrent cerebral hypoperfusion and diminished oxygen arterial tension are the main mechanisms underlying these results.
|Numero di pagine||1|
|Rivista||American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine|
|Stato di pubblicazione||Pubblicato - 2003|
- cognitive impairment
- obstructive sleep apnea