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Intermittent hypoxia, cardiovascular disease and obstructive sleep apnoea

Abstract:

Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is a common disorder and is associated with cardiovascular disease. Continuous positive airway pressure, whilst reducing blood pressure, has not been shown to reduce cardiovascular events when used as a treatment solely for this purpose in patients with previous cardiovascular disease. Developing a better understanding of the mechanisms underlying cardiovascular disease in OSA is important to develop new treatments. Potential causative mechanisms for cardiovascu...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.21037/jtd.2017.10.33

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
Role:
Author
Publisher:
AME Publishing Company
Journal:
Journal of Thoracic Disease More from this journal
Volume:
10
Issue:
S1
Publication date:
2017-11-17
Acceptance date:
2017-10-03
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EISSN:
2077-6624
ISSN:
2072-1439
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pubs:731892
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uuid:2243463a-f2d6-4725-8076-b42c2e7e2848
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pubs:731892
Source identifiers:
731892
Deposit date:
2017-10-03

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