Arrhythmogenic properties of disordered breathing during sleep in patients with cardiovascular disorders.

@article{Otsuka1987ArrhythmogenicPO,
  title={Arrhythmogenic properties of disordered breathing during sleep in patients with cardiovascular disorders.},
  author={Koichiro Otsuka and N Sadakane and Takuya Ozawa},
  journal={Clinical cardiology},
  year={1987},
  volume={10 12},
  pages={771-82}
}
The purpose of this study was twofold: to establish an ECG respiration monitoring system, and to evaluate the clinical usefulness of this system. Our purpose was to determine how many patients with cardiovascular disorders may have unrecognized sleep apnea and whether such apneic episodes are an important cause of cardiac arrhythmias. The study group… CONTINUE READING