Effect of continuous positive airway pressure on ambulatory BP in patients with sleep apnea and hypertension: a placebo-controlled trial.

@article{CamposRodriguez2006EffectOC,
  title={Effect of continuous positive airway pressure on ambulatory BP in patients with sleep apnea and hypertension: a placebo-controlled trial.},
  author={Francisco Campos-Rodriguez and Antonio Grilo-Reina and Jos{\'e} P{\'e}rez-Ronchel and Mercedes Merino-Sanchez and Maria A Gonzalez-Benitez and Manuel Beltr{\'a}n-Robles and Carmen Victoria Almeida-Gonz{\'a}lez},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2006},
  volume={129 6},
  pages={1459-67}
}
BACKGROUND Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) is an independent risk factor for arterial hypertension. Several controlled trials have investigated the effect of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) on BP in patients with OSAS, but its effect on hypertensive patients has not been analyzed specifically. OBJECTIVE To analyze the effect of CPAP on… CONTINUE READING