What is it about?
In this largest obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)-related acute coronary syndrome (ACS) cohort up to now, more than 40% of female patients had OSA. OSA was associated with an increased risk of long-term cardiovascular events following an ACS, particularly among women.
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Why is it important?
Our findings showed for the first time that female patients with OSA had a significantly early and increased risk of recurrent events after ACS, therefore representing a high-risk subset perhaps more likely to respond to the intervention.
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This page is a summary of: Association of OSA with cardiovascular events in women and men with acute coronary syndrome, European Respiratory Journal, September 2022, European Respiratory Society (ERS), DOI: 10.1183/13993003.01110-2022.
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