Snoring as a risk factor for sleep-related brain infarction.

  title={Snoring as a risk factor for sleep-related brain infarction.},
  author={Heikki Palom{\"a}ki and Markku Partinen and Seppo Juvela and Markku Kaste},
  volume={20 10},
We studied 177 consecutive male patients aged 16-60 years with brain infarction verified by neuroradiology and analyzed the time of onset of stroke symptoms related to sleep and the role of possible or known risk factors for brain infarction. Brain infarction occurred relatively more often during the first 30 minutes after awakening than at any other time. In multiple stepwise logistic regression analyses, snoring was the only independent risk factor differentiating stroke occurring during… CONTINUE READING
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