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Rev Med Inst Mex Seguro Soc. 2016 May-Jun;54(3):338-43.

[Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome and hypertension. Evidence of their relationship].

[Article in Spanish; Abstract available in Spanish from the publisher]

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Departamento de Cardiología Clínica, Hospital de Especialidades, Centro Médico Nacional de Occidente, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Guadalajara, Jalisco, México. gopa1@att.net.mx.

Abstract

in English, Spanish

The purpose of this review is to analyze the relation between obstructive sleep apnea and hypertension. We present epidemiological data of the respiratory disorder and its association with high blood pressure, as well as physiopathological interactions between both conditions, the diagnostic methods, and the impact of treatment on pathophysiology and prognosis.

KEYWORDS:

Hypertension; Obstructive sleep apnea; Physiopathology

PMID:
27100980
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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