Sleep apnoea and endothelial dysfunction: An individual patient data meta-analysis

Publié par Vanessa Bironneau, en 2020 - Sleep Med Review

We performed an individual patient data meta-analysis to investigate the association between obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) severity and the reactive hyperaemia index (RHI) measured by peripheral arterial tonometry (PAT), a validated measurement of endothelial function, and a strong predictor of late cardiovascular (CV) events. Patients from 12 studies underwent PAT and overnight polysomnography or respiratory polygraphy for suspected OSA.

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