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Thorax. 2004 Dec;59(12):1089-94.

Sleep . 6: obstructive sleep apnoea/hypopnoea syndrome and hypertension.

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  • 1Oxford Sleep Unit, Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Churchill Hospital Site, Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals, Oxford OX3 7LJ, UK. gracevrobinson@yahoo.co.uk

Abstract

The use of CPAP to control excessive daytime sleepiness in OSAHS probably also produces a substantial reduction in vascular risk. This is reviewed with particular reference to hypertension.

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