Advanced age and apnea-hypopnea index predict subclinical atherosclerosis in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome


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ARIK B., Inci M. F. , GÜMÜŞ C. , VAROL K. , Ege M. R. , DOĞAN Ö. T. , ...Daha Fazla

MULTIDISCIPLINARY RESPIRATORY MEDICINE, cilt.8, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 8
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1186/2049-6958-8-9
  • Dergi Adı: MULTIDISCIPLINARY RESPIRATORY MEDICINE

Özet

Background: Both obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) and coronary artery calcification (CAC) are considered to be related with the presence of coronary artery disease (CAD). In this study we evaluate the association between OSAS and presence of subclinical atherosclerosis assessed by tomographic coronary calcium score in patients who had OSAS but no history of known CAD.