Which obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) symptoms are resolved with use of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP)?

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

Application of adequate levels of nasal CPAP during sleep almost always resolves obstructive apnea and/or hypopnea, oxyhemoglobin desaturation, RERAs, and snoring from sleep. It also results in adequate sleep continuity.


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