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Letters Obstructive sleep apnoea

Nocturia and nocturnal polyuria are symptoms of obstructive sleep apnoea

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: (Published 15 July 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g4580
  1. Rauf N Khadr, urology specialist registrar1,
  2. Ahmed Riaz, urology specialist registrar1,
  3. Chandra Shekhar Biyani, consultant urologist1
  1. 1Department of Urology, Pinderfields General Hospital, Wakefield WF1 4DG, UK
  1. rauf_khadr{at}

Greenstone and Hack comprehensively reviewed the diagnosis and management of obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA).1 From a urological standpoint, another important symptom of OSA is nocturia, particularly nocturnal polyuria. Nocturia is often the primary reason for urological referral and rated by patients as their …

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