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CPAP therapy reduces risk of heart failure for all, study finds

July 17, 2018HME News Staff

YARMOUTH, Maine - Sleep apnea not treated with CPAP therapy was associated with an increased risk of heart failure in patients of all ages, according to a nationwide cohort study recently published in the Journal of the American Heart Association. Using nationwide databases, the study followed the entire Danish population from 2000 until 2012. Patients with sleep apnea receiving and not receiving CPAP therapy were identified and compared with the background population. The primary end point was first-time...

American Heart Association, CPAP Therapy, Heart failure, Study

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Sleep therapy could help certain heart failure patients, ResMed study shows

March 21, 2017HME News Staff

SAN DIEGO - Further study is needed to determine how using adaptive servo-ventilation (ASV) therapy to treat sleep-disordered breathing helps people who have heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, according to a study published March 20 in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. The overall results of the study were neutral, but they showed a statistical significant improvement in the primary endpoint for people with moderate to severe sleep-disordered breathing and this type...

Heart failure, Research, ResMed, Sleep Therapy

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