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Atherosclerosis and arterial stiffness in obstructive sleep apnea--a cardiovascular magnetic resonance study.

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OBJECTIVE: Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) has been linked to cardiovascular risk factors, such as hypertension, and clinical cardiovascular endpoints. Our aim was to assess whether OSA is independently associated with atherosclerosis and vascular dysfunction as assessed by cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR). METHODS: 58 patients with OSA and 39 matched control subjects without OSA underwent CMR of the aorta and carotid arteries. Carotid and aortic wall thickness and aortic distensibility...

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Kylintireas, I More by this author
Nethononda, R More by this author
Francis, J More by this author
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Journal:
Atherosclerosis
Volume:
222
Issue:
2
Pages:
483-489
Publication date:
2012-06-05
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EISSN:
1879-1484
ISSN:
0021-9150
URN:
uuid:85883e07-6eb1-47d6-87c9-3eac4376f571
Source identifiers:
329011
Local pid:
pubs:329011

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