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AHA releases statement on OSA and cardiovascular disease

June 29, 2021HME News Staff

YARMOUTH, Maine – Obstructive sleep apnea is often under recognized and understated in cardiovascular practice, despite its high prevalence in patients with heart diseases and the vulnerability of cardiac patients to OSA-related stressors and adverse cardiovascular outcomes, according to a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association. “We recommend screening for OSA in patients with resistant/poorly controlled hypertension, pulmonary hypertension, and recurrent atrial...

American Heart Association, cardiovascular disease, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, scientific statement


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