Anne-Christin Stöwhas

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Preliminary evidence supports an association between OSA and cardiac dysrhythmias. Negative intrathoracic pressure, as occurring during OSA, may provoke cardiac dysrhythmias. Thus, we aimed to study the acute effects of simulated apnea and hypopnea on arrhythmic potential and measures of cardiac repolarization [QTC and T peak to T end intervals ( $$(More)
BACKGROUND Travel to mountain areas is popular. However, the effects of acute exposure to moderate altitude on the cardiovascular system and metabolism are largely unknown. OBJECTIVES To investigate the effects of acute exposure to moderate altitude on vascular function, metabolism and systemic inflammation. METHODS In 51 healthy male subjects with a(More)
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