Obstructive sleep apnea and systemic hypertension: longitudinal study in the general population: the Vitoria Sleep Cohort.

@article{CanoPumarega2011ObstructiveSA,
  title={Obstructive sleep apnea and systemic hypertension: longitudinal study in the general population: the Vitoria Sleep Cohort.},
  author={Irene Cano-Pumarega and Joaqu{\'i}n Dur{\'a}n-Cantolla and Felipe Aizpuru and Erika Miranda-Serrano and Ram{\'o}n Rubio and Cristina Mart{\'i}nez-Null and Javier de Miguel and Carlos Egea and Laura Cancelo and Ainhoa Alvarez and Marta Fern{\'a}ndez-Bola{\~n}os and Ferran Barb{\'e}},
  journal={American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={184 11},
  pages={1299-304}
}
RATIONALE Obstructive sleep apnea and systemic hypertension (SH) are highly prevalent. Although their association has been suggested in cross-sectional studies, conflicting evidence has emerged from longitudinal studies. OBJECTIVES To assess the association between obstructive sleep apnea and SH in the middle-aged general population. METHODS A total of 2,148 subjects were included in a longitudinal study of the Vitoria Sleep Cohort, a general population sample aged 30-70 years. We analyzed… CONTINUE READING
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