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Study: OSA increases risk of sudden cardiac death

June 12, 2013HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - A moderate case of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) can significantly increase a person's risk for sudden cardiac death (SCD), according to a large study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. “The prevalence of OSA in Western populations is high and will likely only continue to grow given the obesity epidemic and direct relationship between obesity and sleep apnea,” stated Apoor Gami, MD, lead author of the study and a cardiologist at Midwest Heart...

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