Sleep apnea and cardiovascular disease.

  title={Sleep apnea and cardiovascular disease.},
  author={Alexander G Logan and T. Douglas Bradley},
  journal={American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine},
  volume={164 12},
Cardiovascular disease is still the leading cause of death in North America. To improve outcomes, it will likely be necessary to identify new potentially treatable conditions. Sleep apnea affects approximately 50% of patients with cardiovascular disease and is associated with increased cardiovascular risk. Continuous positive airway pressure is currently… CONTINUE READING