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Table 1 Sleep and metabolic parameters before and after CPAP use

From: Severity of hypoxia modulates effect of CPAP on myocardial stress as measured by highly sensitive troponin T

Pre and Post Treatment Data
  Baseline Post-CPAP
AHI (episodes/h) 50 ± 6 -
CPAP pressure (cm H2O) - 10 ± 3.2
CPAP use (days) - 165 ± 17
CPAP use (Hrs/day) - 5.3 ± 0.35
ESS 14.6 ± 1 9.5 ± 1*
Nadir SpO2 (%) 77 ± 3 89.3 ± 3*
Mean SpO2 (%) 93.2 ± 0.7 93.8 ± 0.62
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 124 ± 3 129 ± 4
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 76 ± 2 76 ± 2
Heart rate (bpm) 77 ± 3 72 ± 3
Body weight (Kg) 108 ± 5.3 109.6 ± 5.4*
BUN (mg/dl) 14.1 ± 1.19 14.26 ± 1.41
Creatinine (mg/dl) 0.96 ± 0.09 1.0 ± 30.06
Hs-TnT (micrograms/l) 0.012 ± 0.0085 0.011 ± 0.0035*
  1. AHI Apnea + hypopnea index, ESS Epworth sleepiness scale, Hs-TnT Highly sensitive troponin T
  2. *: Significant differences compared to baseline (p ≤ 0.05) appear in bold