Estudio de la relación entre el síndrome de apneas-hipopneas del sueño y el síndrome del párpado laxo

  1. Pinedo Sierra, Celia Maria
Supervised by:
  1. Javier de Miguel Díez Director
  2. José Manuel Fernández Sánchez Alarcos Director

Defence university: Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Fecha de defensa: 17 February 2022

  1. Elpidio Miguel Calvo Manuel Chair
  2. Ana María Gómez Martínez Secretary
  3. José Javier Jareño Esteban Committee member
  4. Juan Antonio Vargas Núñez Committee member
  5. Felipe Villar Álvarez Committee member
  1. Medicina

Type: Thesis


Sleep apnea–hypopnea syndrome (SAHS) is a public health problem due to the high prevalence and the high morbidity and mortality that it entails. In some previous studies, the possible existence of an association between floppy eyelid syndrome (FES) and SAHS has been raised. It seems feasible that both diseases have a common pathogenic basis and that the individuals who suffer from them would have specific characteristics. In our work, the frequency of SAHS in subjects with FES has been analyzed, as well as the characteristics of patients suffering both disorders simultaneously, with the intention of improving knowledge of both diseases...