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There were no significant variations in polysomnographic variables between the two groups, however . Seventy-five of the 86 sufferers experienced the metabolic syndrome at the time of recruitment . Aftereffect of Intervention on the Metabolic Syndrome Seventy-one of 86 patients had the metabolic syndrome in the beginning of CPAP therapy, in comparison with 70 of 86 patients at the start of sham CPAP. The frequency of the metabolic syndrome decreased after CPAP therapy in comparison with sham CPAP . After CPAP therapy, 14 of the 71 individuals with the metabolic syndrome no more fulfilled the criteria for the syndrome, while symptoms of the syndrome developed in 3 of the 15 patients without the metabolic syndrome in the beginning.