Snoring and carotid artery intima-media thickness.

@article{Deeb2014SnoringAC,
  title={Snoring and carotid artery intima-media thickness.},
  author={Robert Deeb and Paul Judge and Ed Peterson and Judith C. Lin and Kathleen L Yaremchuk},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={2014},
  volume={124 6},
  pages={
          1486-91
        }
}
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS A growing body of evidence indicates that primary snoring (PS) may be the initial presentation of sleep-disordered breathing and can adversely affect an individual's health. Individuals with the sole diagnosis of PS were evaluated to determine if a relationship exists between snoring and thickening of the intima media of the carotid arteries. STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional study. METHODS Our institution's sleep center database identified patients aged 18 to 50 years who… CONTINUE READING
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