Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, April 5th, 2010
"We investigated directly whether the endothelial alterations that are attributed commonly to obesity are in fact related to OSA. Seventy-one subjects with a body mass index ranging from normal to obese underwent attended polysomnography. To assess vascular inflammation and oxidative stress directly, we quantified the expression of nuclear factor-kappa B and nitrotyrosine by immunofluorescence in freshly harvested venous endothelial...
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