Sleep apnea syndrome: a possible contributing factor to resistant.

  title={Sleep apnea syndrome: a possible contributing factor to resistant.},
  author={Peretz Lavie and Victor Hoffstein},
  volume={24 6},
STUDY OBJECTIVES There is evidence supporting an association between sleep apnea and hypertension. However, it is not clear if sleep apnea interteres with the pharmacotherapy of hypertension. To investigate this question, we studied the relationship between the effectiveness of anti-hypertensive treatment in reducing blood pressure, and severity of sleep apnea in a large group of apneic patients referred to a sleep disorders centre at St. Michael's Hospital at the University of Toronto… CONTINUE READING
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