Sleep Apnea and Fatty Liver Are Coupled Via Energy Metabolism


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Arısoy A., Sertogullarindan B., Ekin S., Özgökçe M., Bulut M. D. , Huyut M. T. , ...More

MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR, vol.22, pp.908-913, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.12659/msm.898214
  • Journal Name: MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.908-913
  • Erzincan Binali Yildirim University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Background: Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common sleep-related breathing disorder characterized by intermittent hypoxia. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is the most common cause of chronic liver disease worldwide. We aimed to evaluate the relationship between OSA and fatty liver.