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Carolyn D’Ambrosio, CHEST 2020 – Sleep Apnea in Women

Published Online: October 29th 2020

We caught up with Caroyln D’Ambrosio (Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA) to discuss obstructive sleep apnea in women.


  1. What proportion of sleep apnea patients are female? (0:23)
  2. What are the risk factors for sleep apnea in women? (1:02)
  3. How do sleep apnea symptoms in women differ from those in men? (1:36)
  4. What are the wider health implications of these differences? (2:12)
  5. 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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