Sleep-disordered breathing and cardiovascular disease in the Bay Area Sleep Cohort.

@article{Endeshaw2008SleepdisorderedBA,
  title={Sleep-disordered breathing and cardiovascular disease in the Bay Area Sleep Cohort.},
  author={Yohannes W Endeshaw and Heather Lynn Bloom and Donald L. Bliwise},
  journal={Sleep},
  year={2008},
  volume={31 4},
  pages={563-8}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVES To examine the relationship between sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) and cardiovascular disease among community-dwelling older adults. Previous studies have suggested relatively stronger associations between SDB and such morbidity in middle-aged, relative to elderly, populations. DESIGN Cross-sectional analysis of an elderly ambulatory, non-clinic-based cohort (Bay Area Sleep Cohort, BASC) SETTING: Community population studied in a sleep laboratory PARTICIPANTS One hundred… CONTINUE READING