Vitor Roldao

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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)
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)
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