Obstructive sleep apnea and arterial hypertension

  • Claudio Pascale | claudiopascale@tin.it Internal Medicine, Cottolengo Hospital, Turin, Italy.
  • Giuliano Pinna Internal Medicine, Cottolengo Hospital, Turin, Italy.
  • Nathan Artom Clinic of Internal Medicine 1, Department of Internal Medicine, IRCCS AOU San Martino - IST, Genoa, Italy.

Abstract

In recent years there is a growing interest regarding the relationship between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and cardiovascular diseases. Consequently, there is a large increase in medical literature of papers on the connections between OSA and hypertension, heart failure, arrhythmias and other cardiovascular diseases. In this work, authors review medical knowledge between OSA, arterial hypertension and cardiovascular diseases.

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Published
2016-04-06
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Keywords:
Obstructive sleep apnea, arterial hypertension, cardiovascular diseases.
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Pascale, C., Pinna, G., & Artom, N. (2016). Obstructive sleep apnea and arterial hypertension. Italian Journal of Medicine, 11(1), 8-14. https://doi.org/10.4081/itjm.2016.692