A meta-analysis of obstructive sleep apnea in patients with cerebrovascular disease

@article{Wu2017AMO,
  title={A meta-analysis of obstructive sleep apnea in patients with cerebrovascular disease},
  author={Zesheng Wu and Fanghui Chen and Fan Yu and Yi Wang and Zhidong Guo},
  journal={Sleep and Breathing},
  year={2017},
  volume={22},
  pages={729-742}
}
BackgroundThere is increasing evidence that there is a direct relationship between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and cerebrovascular (CV) disease. This meta-analysis includes prospective cohorts and cross-sectional studies. It determines the prevalence of OSA among patients with CV disease and also looks for the risk of cerebrovascular events among patients with OSA.MethodWe conducted a computerized literature search in the databases of Medline, Embase, Wanfang, CNKI, Wiley Online Library, and… CONTINUE READING
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