How long after the onset of symptoms are patients typically evaluated for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)?

Updated: Sep 15, 2020
  • Author: Himanshu Wickramasinghe, MD, MBBS; Chief Editor: Zab Mosenifar, MD, FACP, FCCP  more...
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Answer

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) symptoms generally begin insidiously and are often present for years before the patient is referred for evaluation.


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