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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.echo.2006.09.005
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY
  • Page Numbers: pp.366-372

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.