Mild obstructive sleep apnea increases hypertension risk, challenging traditional severity classification


Bouloukaki I., Grote L., McNicholas W. T. , Hedner J., Verbraecken J., Parati G., ...More

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL SLEEP MEDICINE, vol.16, no.6, pp.889-898, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.5664/jcsm.8354
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CLINICAL SLEEP MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.889-898

Abstract

Study Objectives: The association of mild obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) with important clinical outcomes remains unclear. We aimed to investigate the association between mild OSA and systemic arterial hypertension (SAH) in the European Sleep Apnea Database cohort.