Low-grade urinary albumin excretion in normotensive/non-diabetic obstructive sleep apnea patients

@article{Ursava2008LowgradeUA,
  title={Low-grade urinary albumin excretion in normotensive/non-diabetic obstructive sleep apnea patients},
  author={Ahmet Ursavaş and Mehmet Karadag and Mustafa Gullulu and Ezgi Sen Demirdogen and Funda Coşkun and Selçuk Onart and R. Oktay Gozu},
  journal={Sleep and Breathing},
  year={2008},
  volume={12},
  pages={217-222}
}
Previous studies have indicated that high levels of urinary albumin excretion (UAE) are associated with an increased incidence of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. This study examined the association between UAE and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS). The study included 35 newly diagnosed OSAS patients and 11 nonapneic controls. Subjects with diabetes mellitus, hypertension, a history of renal failure, cardiac failure, coronary heart disease, collagen tissue disease, high serum… CONTINUE READING

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