Effect of continuous positive airway pressure on the incidence of hypertension and cardiovascular events in nonsleepy patients with obstructive sleep apnea: a randomized controlled trial.

@article{Barb2012EffectOC,
  title={Effect of continuous positive airway pressure on the incidence of hypertension and cardiovascular events in nonsleepy patients with obstructive sleep apnea: a randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Ferran Barb{\'e} and Joaqu{\'i}n Dur{\'a}n-Cantolla and Manuel S{\'a}nchez-de-la-Torre and Montserrat Mart{\'i}nez-Alonso and Carmen Carmona and Ant{\`o}nia Barcel{\'o} and Eusebi Chiner and Juan Fernando Masa and Monica Gonzalez and Jos{\'e} Mar{\'i}a Mar{\'i}n and Francisco Garc{\'i}a-R{\'i}o and Josefa D{\'i}az de Atauri and Joaqu{\'i}n Ter{\'a}n and Mercedes Mayos and M. Leir{\'o}s de la Pe{\~n}a and Carmen Monasterio and F{\'e}lix Del Campo and Josep Mar{\'i}a Montserrat},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2012},
  volume={307 20},
  pages={2161-8}
}
CONTEXT Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is the first-line treatment for patients with symptomatic obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). However, its indication for all patients with sleep-disordered breathing, regardless of daytime symptoms, is unclear. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of CPAP treatment on the incidence of hypertension or cardiovascular events in a cohort of nonsleepy patients with OSA. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PATIENTS Multicenter, parallel-group, randomized controlled… CONTINUE READING

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