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Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common chronic disorder that often requires lifelong care. Available practice… Expand Obstructive sleep apnea is a chronic condition characterized by frequent episodes of upper airway collapse during sleep. Its… Expand BACKGROUND
Previous studies have suggested that the obstructive sleep apnea syndrome may be an important risk factor for stroke… Expand Sleep-related breathing disorders are highly prevalent in patients with established cardiovascular disease. Obstructive sleep… Expand CONTEXT
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has been increasingly implicated in the initiation and progression of cardiovascular… Expand Population-based epidemiologic studies have uncovered the high prevalence and wide severity spectrum of undiagnosed obstructive… Expand The obstructive sleep apneahypopnea syndrome is a potentially disabling condition characterized by excessive daytime sleepiness… Expand Blood pressure, heart rate, sympathetic nerve activity, and polysomnography were recorded during wakefulness and sleep in 10… Expand The development and use of a new scale, the Epworth sleepiness scale (ESS), is described. This is a simple, self-administered… Expand Although obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has been studied in detail for over a decade, the mortality of this disorder is unclear… Expand