Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Syndrome, Endothelial Function and Markers of Endothelialization. Changes after CPAP

@inproceedings{MuozHernndez2015ObstructiveSA,
  title={Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Syndrome, Endothelial Function and Markers of Endothelialization. Changes after CPAP},
  author={Roc{\'i}o Mu{\~n}oz-Hern{\'a}ndez and Antonio J. Vallejo-Vaz and Angeles S{\'a}nchez Armengol and Rafael Moreno-Luna and Candela Caballero-Eraso and Hada C. Macher and Jos{\'e} Villar and Ana Maria Merino and Javier Castell and Francisco Javier Capote and Pablo Stiefel},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2015}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVES This study tries to assess the endothelial function in vivo using flow-mediated dilatation (FMD) and several biomarkers of endothelium formation/restoration and damage in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) syndrome at baseline and after three months with CPAP therapy. DESIGN Observational study, before and after CPAP therapy. SETTING AND PATIENTS We studied 30 patients with apnoea/hypopnoea index (AHI) >15/h that were compared with themselves after three months of… CONTINUE READING

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