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Volume 2014, Article ID 768415, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/768415
Clinical Study

The Effect of Obesity on Brain Diffusion Alteration in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea

1Department of Radiology, School of Medicine, Bezmialem Vakif University, Vatan Street, Aksaray, 34400 Istanbul, Turkey
2Department of Pulmonology, School of Medicine, Bezmialem Vakif University, Vatan Street, Aksaray, 34400 Istanbul, Turkey
3Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, Bezmialem Vakif University, Vatan Street, Aksaray, 34400 Istanbul, Turkey

Received 15 August 2013; Accepted 20 October 2013; Published 3 March 2014

Academic Editors: S. Dadparvar and L. Incesu

Copyright © 2014 Rukiye Kilicarslan et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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