Quantitative Effects of Trunk and Head Position on the Apnea Hypopnea Index in Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Peter Van Maanen, Ellen Van Kesteren, Martin Laman, Ton Hilgevoord & Nico De Vries
Objectives: To test the hypothesis that head position, separately from trunk position, is an additionally important factor in obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) patients. Design: Prospective cohort study. Patients: 300 patients referred to our department because of clinically suspected OSA. [for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]