Impact of obstructive sleep apnea on pulmonary hypertension in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

@inproceedings{Sun2019ImpactOO,
  title={Impact of obstructive sleep apnea on pulmonary hypertension in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease},
  author={W L Sun and Jian-li Wang and Guo-hua Jia and Wen-Jun Mi and Yi-Xuan Liao and Yong-Wei Huang and Zheng Hu and Li-qiang Zhang and Ya-hong Chen},
  booktitle={Chinese medical journal},
  year={2019}
}
BACKGROUND Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) syndrome are highly prevalent respiratory conditions. Their coexistence is referred to as the overlap syndrome. They are both related to pulmonary hypertension (PH) development. This study investigated the effects of OSA on PH in patients with COPD and the associated factors. METHODS Consecutive patients with stable COPD were recruited for an observational cross-sectional study from September 2016 to May… CONTINUE READING

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