Gastroenterology Research, ISSN 1918-2805 print, 1918-2813 online, Open Access
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Case Report

Volume 11, Number 3, June 2018, pages 252-259

A Case of Concomitant Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis Treated With CPAP Therapy


Figure 1.
Figure 1. Trends of liver enzymes and lipid panel. AST, aspartate transaminase; ALT, alanine aminotransferase; ALP, alkaline phosphatase; TGs, triglycerides; LDL, low-density lipoprotein.


Table 1. Patient’s Compliance Data for the Last 1 Year
Days used in the 365 days365 days
PAP deviceAutomatic positive airway pressure
PAP pressures10 - 18 cm
Average number of hours used per day7 h 32 min
Average leak3.7 L/M
Residual AHI0.7


Table 2. Laboratory Values
White cell count (k/µL)9.2Creatinine (mg/dL)0.8
Neutrophils (%)58.7Blood urea nitrogen (mg/dL)11
Lymphocyte (%)32Serology
Red blood cell (mil/µL)5.51ANANegative
Hemoglobin (g/dL)17.2AMANegative
Hematocrit (%)51.6Hepatitis B surface antigenNegative
Platelets (k/µL)205Hepatitis B core antibodyNegative
Hepatitis C virus antibodyNegative
Activated partial thromboplastin time (s)38.7Thyroid function
Prothrombin time (s)10.9TSH (mIU/L)1.02
INR1.0FT3 (ng/dL)166
Ferritin (ng/dL)587FT4 (ng/dL)1.25