Prevalence and clinical characteristics of obstructive- and central-dominant sleep apnea in candidates of catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation in Japan.

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INTRODUCTION We aimed to study the prevalence and types of sleep apnea (SA) as well as their clinical characteristics in atrial fibrillation (AF) ablation candidates in Japan. METHODS Before catheter ablation, 197 consecutive AF patients (age: 60 ± 9 years, body mass index; 25.0 ± 3.0) were evaluated with portable polygraphy. We compared the clinical… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2018.01.103

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