We caught up with Caroyln D’Ambrosio (Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA) to discuss obstructive sleep apnea in women.
- What proportion of sleep apnea patients are female? (0:23)
- What are the risk factors for sleep apnea in women? (1:02)
- How do sleep apnea symptoms in women differ from those in men? (1:36)
- What are the wider health implications of these differences? (2:12)
- How can we improve the diagnosis and treatment of sleep apnea in women? (3:23)
Disclosures: Carolyn D’Ambrosio has worked as an advisor for Advanced ICU Care, Inc and is the Section Editor for Sleep Medicine, Dynamed Corp.
Support: Interview and filming supported by Touch Medical Media.
Filmed in coverage of the CHEST 2020 Annual Meeting (Virtual).
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