Association of obstructive sleep apnea with risk of serious cardiovascular events: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Yoon K Loke, J William L Brown, Chun Shing Kwok, Alagaratnam Niruban, Phyo K Myint

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The relationship between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and cardiovascular events remains unclear. We conducted a systematic review to determine the incident risk of cardiovascular events among patients with OSA.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)720-728
Number of pages9
JournalCirculation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2012


  • Aged
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Least-Squares Analysis
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Odds Ratio
  • Prognosis
  • Regression Analysis
  • Risk Assessment
  • Risk Factors
  • Sex Factors
  • Sleep Apnea, Obstructive
  • Time Factors

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