Sleep-related breathing disorder is an independent risk factor for uncontrolled hypertension

@inproceedings{Grotea2000SleeprelatedBD,
  title={Sleep-related breathing disorder is an independent risk factor for uncontrolled hypertension},
  author={Ludger Grotea and Jan Hednera and Hermann Peterb},
  year={2000}
}
  • Ludger Grotea, Jan Hednera, Hermann Peterb
  • Published 2000
Design and methods This cross-sectional study of a sleep laboratory cohort was carried out at the University Hospital Sleep Disorders Centre, Marburg. The study comprised 599 patients referred for a sleep study, all of them with a documented history of systemic hypertension and/or previously initiated antihypertensive therapy. Data were obtained from a clinical interview, two unattended sleep studies and assessment of clinic blood pressure, cholesterol level, alcohol and nicotine consumption… CONTINUE READING