Fucntional and clinical correlates of carotid intimal thickness in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome

Flaminio Mormile, Camillo Marra, Maria Rita Lo Monaco, Mariarita Andreani, R. Antonelli Incalzi, A. Petrone, P. Di Leo, B. L. Salvigni, L. Maugeri, D. Selvaggio, G. Ciappi

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Abstract

Carotid intimal thickness, which is a marker of atherosclerosis and an important prognostic factor for cerebrovascular disease, was positively associated with the severity of obstructive sleep apnea in a group of patients studied before the start of CPAP therapy
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)330-330
Number of pages1
JournalEuropean Respiratory Journal
Volume24
Publication statusPublished - 2004

Keywords

  • carotid intimal thickness
  • obstructive sleep apnea

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