Predictors of decreased spontaneous baroreflex sensitivity in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome.

@article{Ryan2007PredictorsOD,
  title={Predictors of decreased spontaneous baroreflex sensitivity in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome.},
  author={Silke Ryan and Seamus Ward and Conor Heneghan and Walter T Mcnicholas},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2007},
  volume={131 4},
  pages={1100-7}
}
BACKGROUND The impact of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) on the arterial baroreflex, and its significance, is still under debate. We investigated the baroreflex sensitivity (BRS) during sleep in well-selected OSAS patient and control subject cohorts METHODS We performed a prospective study of 10 non-OSAS subjects, 14 subjects with mild-to-moderate OSAS, and 14 male subjects with severe OSAS subjects. Groups were matched for age, body mass index, and other relevant variables. Subjects… CONTINUE READING
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