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Change of respiratory functions, the STOP-Bang questionnaire, and Epworth sleepiness scale after bariatric surgery
INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE: Obesity is a highly morbid and fatal syndrome that reduces respiratory function. Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) is a common sleep disorder in morbid obesity. Herein, we aimed to determine ...
Assessment of Carotid Artery Distensibility and Elasticity After Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy: a Prospective Study
Purpose Although it is well known that obesity increases the risk of atherosclerosis in carotid arteries, it is not clear whether this risk changes after obesity surgery. The aim of this study was to investigate whether ...