[Relationship between age and cardiovascular complications in obstructive sleep apnoea].

@article{Pywaczewski2009RelationshipBA,
  title={[Relationship between age and cardiovascular complications in obstructive sleep apnoea].},
  author={Robert Pływaczewski and Monika Czystowska and Agnieszka Skoczylas and Przemysław Bieleń and Luiza Jończak and Dorota G{\'o}recka and Paweł Śliwiński},
  journal={Pneumonologia i alergologia polska},
  year={2009},
  volume={77 3},
  pages={
          235-41
        }
}
INTRODUCTION Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is a risk factor for cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. The aim of this study was to assess relations between cardiovascular diseases (CVD) and age in OSA subjects. MATERIAL AND METHODS Consecutive OSA subjects (AHI/RDI > 10, Epworth score > 9 points) were evaluated. The chest X-ray, spirometry, arterial blood gases, ECG, blood morphology and biochemistry were performed during trial treatment with autoCPAP. RESULTS We studied 533 consecutive… CONTINUE READING

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