Published in Cardiovascular Week, April 10th, 2006
According to recent research from England, "The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of sleep-related breathing disorders (SDB) in a UK general heart failure (HF) population, and assess its impact on neurohumoral markers and symptoms of sleepiness and quality of life."
"Eighty-four ambulatory patients (72 male, mean (SD) age 68.6± 10 yrs) attending UK HF clinics underwent an overnight recording of respiratory impedance, SaO2 and heart rate using a portable monitor (Nexan)," wrote A. Rao and colleagues at...
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