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ea0038p203 | Obesity, diabetes, metabolism and cardiovascular | SFEBES2015

Pre-operative assessment for Sleep apnoea in patients referred for bariatric surgery: the usefulness of various clinical screening tools

Martinou Chrysiis , Nayak Ullal , Varughese George , Thomas Ajit , Allen Martin , Varadhan Lakshminarayanan

Aim: Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is widely prevalent in patients with obesity, referred for bariatric surgery. Various clinical tools are clinically used for screening pre-operatively before referring for formal sleep studies. The aim of our observational analysis was to assess the usefulness of various screening methods for OSA used in clinical practice.Methods: Records of all patients who had been referred to bariatric services in 2014 were reviewed...