Category: Clinical Questions

Clinical Correlations

Does CPAP Ameliorate the Risk of Cardiovascular Events in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

By Gregory Rubinfeld, MD

Peer Reviewed

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is an increasingly prevalent disorder that has well described associations with cardiovascular disease. OSA affects approximately 20–30% of males and 10–15% of females in North America.1-3 In addition to male gender, other risk factors …

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