Apnea-hypopnea index is not more severe in obstructive sleep apnea patients in presence of hypertension or ischemic heart disease

Flaminio Mormile, D. Selvaggio, A. Petrone, A. Sposi, A. Russo, M. G. Serra, S. Eslami Verzaneh, B. L. Salvigni, G. Ciappi

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Abstract

Although OSAS is a risk factor for hypertension. In a group of middle-aged male workers, however, the most relevant OSAS index of severity, apnea-hypopnea index (AHI) was not different between workers with or without hypertension or with or without ischemic heart disease wit
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)69-69
Number of pages1
JournalAmerican Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
Volume20
Publication statusPublished - 2001

Keywords

  • hypertension
  • ischemic heart disease
  • obstructive sleep apnea

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