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Case control study of 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea and normal matched control subjects

Abstract:

There is considerable debate regarding the relationship between obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) and hypertension. Many studies attempting to assess the association, have produced conflicting results, which may be due to variable allowance for confounding variables such as upper body obesity, alcohol and smoking. We performed a case control study of 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure (ABP) monitoring in patients with OSA, compared to closely matched controls from the general population, to asses...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
Role:
Author
Journal:
Thorax More from this journal
Volume:
54
Issue:
SUPPL. 3
Publication date:
1999-12-01
ISSN:
0040-6376
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:80083
UUID:
uuid:ceecd4ac-5f55-40dc-8f1a-eb207d595644
Local pid:
pubs:80083
Source identifiers:
80083
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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