Table 4—

Effects of continuous positive airway pressure(CPAP) treatment

OSAS patients
Pre-CPAPPost-CPAP
HDLc mg·dL−144±949±9***
TAS mmol·L−11.39±0.101.50±0.13***
GGT U·L−136±1530±14*
Vitamin A μg·dL−164±2067±20
Vitamin E μg·dL−11538±5291549±397
  • Data are presented as mean±sd. HDLc: high-density lipoprotein cholesterol; TAS: total antioxidant status; GGT: γ-glutamyltransferase. n = 27; *: p<0.05; ***: p<0.001 versus pre-CPAP.