בשל "הגנת זכויות יוצרים" מובא להלן קישור לתקציר המאמר. לקריאתו בטקסט מלא, אנא פנה/י לספרייה הרפואית הזמינה לך.
To systematically review the international literature for studies evaluating the effect of alcohol consumption on the occurrence and severity of snoring and obstructive sleep apnea and to use the available data to perform a meta-analysis.
The protocol was registered in PROSPERO in March 2018.
Following PRISMA guidelines, 2 independent researchers conducted a search from their inception through July 2018.
Polysomnography (PSG) data were collected for sleep stages, apnea-hypopnea index (AHI), respiratory disturbance index, and/or lowest oxygen saturation (LSAT).
Data concerning the frequency and severity of snoring intensity and sleep architecture were also collected.
Only studies with PSG data were evaluated, with exclusion of studies with home sleep testing data. A multivariate regression and pooled analysis with forest plot was performed.