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BACKGROUND Sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) is under diagnosed in chronic heart failure (CHF). Screening with simple monitors may increase detection of SDB in a cardiology setting. This study aimed to evaluate the accuracy of heart rate variability analysis and overnight pulse oximetry for diagnosis of SDB in patients with CHF. METHODS 180 patients with(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVES To evaluate the effect of respiratory scoring criteria on diagnosis and classification of sleep disordered breathing (SDB) in chronic heart failure (CHF). DESIGN Cross-sectional observational study. SETTING Heart failure and general cardiology clinics at two London hospitals. PATIENTS OR PARTICIPANTS One hundred eighty stable patients(More)
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