The relationship between aortic stiffness and cardiac function in patients with obstructive sleep apnea, independently from systemic hypertension


Tavil Y., Kanbay A., Sen N., Ciftci T., Abaci A., Yalcin M. R. , ...More

JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, vol.20, no.4, pp.366-372, 2007 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

Abstract

Objective: We sought to evaluate aortic function and its relationship with left ventricular (LV) function in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS), with or without systemic hypertension.