•Obesity is a major risk factor for obstructive sleep apnea patients.•Perioperative effects of bariatric surgery on the upper airway characteristics are investigated.•Polysomnography & computer tomography for 10 patients were conducted before and after surgery.•Mean values for the AI and BMI significantly reduced after surgery.•BS may be effective for middle age and less effective for 50–60 years OSA patients.
Respiratory Physiology & Neurobiology – Elsevier
Published: Apr 1, 2018
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