Obstructive Sleep Apnoea

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Acceptability at Recruitment

NOT ACCEPTABLE

Acceptability at CT / Work-Up

QUALIFIED

Individual at Risk

Donor

Explanation of Condition

Condition associated with snoring, where the sufferer has periods of 'apnoea' (not breathing). It is associated with an increased risk of stroke and heart disease.

Not acceptable at recruitment.

May be permissable at CT/Work-up if there are no other risk factors for cardiovascular disease (such as age, obesity, Diabetes, smoking, Hypertension and a strong family history.

See also Obstructive Sleep Apnoea

Guidance

Will need anaesthetic assessment at medical if for bone marrow harvest.

Pseudonyms or Related Conditions

OSA

Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Syndrome

Sleep Apnoea

Sleeep Apnea

Version

Version 1, Edition 1

Date of Last Update

15th June 2012