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Circulating cardiovascular risk factors in obstructive sleep apnoea: data from randomised controlled trials.

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is associated with high cardiovascular morbidity and mortality and is an independent risk factor for hypertension. Novel circulating cardiovascular risk markers enabling a more accurate prediction of cardiovascular risk have been identified. Examination of these markers may clarify the increased risk in OSA and contribute to an analysis of the benefits of treatment. METHODS: Plasma levels of total cholesterol and triglyceride and activated coagulatio...

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10.1136/thx.2003.018739

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Robinson, GV More by this author
Pepperell, JC More by this author
Davies, RJ More by this author
Stradling, JR More by this author
Journal:
Thorax
Volume:
59
Issue:
9
Pages:
777-782
Publication date:
2004-09-05
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EISSN:
1468-3296
ISSN:
0040-6376
URN:
uuid:279bc336-da09-4b27-9976-0f2525a2c064
Source identifiers:
28264
Local pid:
pubs:28264

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