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  Bariatric Surgery as a Treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnoea, Diabetes Mellitus, Hypertension and Asthma- A Case Report [Eastern J Med]
Eastern J Med. 2020; 25(3): 457-460 | DOI: 10.5505/ejm.2020.47855  

Bariatric Surgery as a Treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnoea, Diabetes Mellitus, Hypertension and Asthma- A Case Report

Nurul Yaqeen Mohd Esa1, Mohamed Faisal Abdul Hamid2
1Sunway Velocity Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur
2Respiratory Unit, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre (UKMMC), Malaysia

Weight loss by any method is a well-documented treatment for OSA. We report a case of an obese gentleman with poorly controlled asthma and found to have severe obstructive sleep apnea on the background of hypertension and type 2 diabetes. Bariatric surgery cured his OSA and improved the control of all of his other medical comorbidities.

Keywords: Bariatric Surgery, Obesity, Obstructive Sleep Apnoea


Nurul Yaqeen Mohd Esa, Mohamed Faisal Abdul Hamid. Bariatric Surgery as a Treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnoea, Diabetes Mellitus, Hypertension and Asthma- A Case Report. Eastern J Med. 2020; 25(3): 457-460

Corresponding Author: Mohamed Faisal Abdul Hamid, Malaysia


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