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CPAP improves endothelial function in patients with minimally symptomatic OSA: results from a subset study of the MOSAIC trial.

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BACKGROUND: Minimally symptomatic OSA is a highly prevalent disorder, and the effects of CPAP on vascular function in these patients are unknown. This trial aimed to investigate whether CPAP improves vascular function in minimally symptomatic OSA. METHODS: In two centers taking part in the MOSAIC (Multicentre Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Interventional Cardiovascular) trial, 253 patients with minimally symptomatic OSA were randomized to 6 months of CPAP or standard care. Two hundred eight patient...

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10.1378/chest.13-0179

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Pepperell, JC More by this author
Bratton, DJ More by this author
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Journal:
Chest
Volume:
144
Issue:
3
Pages:
896-902
Publication date:
2013-09-05
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EISSN:
1931-3543
ISSN:
0012-3692
URN:
uuid:b1888db8-438d-4a4e-8dee-ce45fee7acc9
Source identifiers:
401840
Local pid:
pubs:401840

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