Nadezhda E. Zvartau

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BACKGROUND To assess the impact of obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome (OSAHS) on prognosis and cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in relation to other major cardiovascular risk factors. MATERIAL/METHODS This prospective study recruited 234 patients from an out-patient clinic. Based on the Berlin questionnaire, 147 patients (90 males, mean age(More)
PATIENT Male, 53 FINAL DIAGNOSIS: Myocardial infarction Symptoms: Chest pain • tachycardia MEDICATION - Clinical Procedure: - Specialty: Cardiology. OBJECTIVE Challenging differential diagnosis. BACKGROUND Comorbidities, including obesity and sleep-breathing disorders, can adversely influence outcomes in acute myocardial infarction (AMI), and should(More)
BACKGROUND Sleep-disordered breathing is common in heart failure (HF), and prolonged circulation time and diminished pulmonary volume are considered the main possible causes of sleep apnea in these patients. However, the impact and interrelation between sleep apnea and HF development are unclear. We report the case of a patient with complete elimination of(More)
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