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Leukoaraiosis on MRI in patients with minimally symptomatic obstructive sleep apnoea.

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BACKGROUND: Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is associated with hypertension, nocturnal blood pressure (BP) surges, and increased risk of stroke. It may therefore also be associated with a higher risk of developing leukoaraiosis. Only few data about the prevalence of leukoaraiosis in patients with OSA, and any association between degrees of severity of either condition, exist. METHODS: We studied patients who were part of a clinical trial (MOSAIC) in minimally symptomatic OSA. All patients had ...

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10.1159/000348845

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
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Journal:
Cerebrovascular diseases (Basel, Switzerland)
Volume:
35
Issue:
4
Pages:
363-369
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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EISSN:
1421-9786
ISSN:
1015-9770
URN:
uuid:621126d8-78ec-46dc-8f91-a5fa21f00255
Source identifiers:
401523
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pubs:401523

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