Risk for Obstructive Sleep Apnea by Berlin Questionnaire, but not daytime sleepiness, is associated with resistant hypertension: a case-control study.

@article{Gus2008RiskFO,
  title={Risk for Obstructive Sleep Apnea by Berlin Questionnaire, but not daytime sleepiness, is associated with resistant hypertension: a case-control study.},
  author={M. Gus and S. Gonçalves and D. Martinez and E. O. de Abreu Silva and L. B. Moreira and S. Fuchs and F. Fuchs},
  journal={American journal of hypertension},
  year={2008},
  volume={21 7},
  pages={
          832-5
        }
}
  • M. Gus, S. Gonçalves, +4 authors F. Fuchs
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • American journal of hypertension
  • BACKGROUND Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome (OSAS) is a risk factor for resistant hypertension. Overnight polysomnography and portable sleep monitors are not generally available and questionnaires may be useful for screening OSAS. In a case-control study, we investigate the association between resistant hypertension and sleep disorders evaluated by the Berlin Questionnaire and Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS). METHODS Cases were 63 patients with resistant hypertension (either systolic blood… CONTINUE READING
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