Obstructive Sleep Apnea as Possible Causal Factor for Visit-to-Visit Blood Pressure Variability.

@article{Shiina2016ObstructiveSA,
  title={Obstructive Sleep Apnea as Possible Causal Factor for Visit-to-Visit Blood Pressure Variability.},
  author={Kazuki Shiina and Hirofumi Tomiyama and Yoshifumi Takata and Chisa Matsumoto and Mari Odaira and Kota Kato and Tasuku Yamaguchi and Yasuhiro Usui and Akira Yamashina},
  journal={Circulation journal : official journal of the Japanese Circulation Society},
  year={2016},
  volume={80 8},
  pages={1787-94}
}
BACKGROUND Recent studies have shown that visit-to-visit blood pressure variability (BPV) is an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease. However, it has not been clarified whether obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is associated with visit-to-visit BPV. METHODSANDRESULTS The 56 subjects with OSA and 26 control subjects without OSA were examined… CONTINUE READING