Cardiovascular risk of sleep apnoea and case report

Authors: Jana Vyskočilová
Authors‘ workplace: Spánková laboratoř plicního oddělení EUC Kliniky Plzeň
Published in: Vnitř Lék 2017; 63(11): 843-847
Category: Reviews


The most frequently occurring sleep breathing disorders include sleep apnoea which in particular negatively affects quality of sleep, thereby affecting all organs in the body. Among the severe complications of untreated sleep apnoea are cardiovascular diseases including the most serious complication – sudden death in sleep due to a severe heart rhythm disorder.

Key words:
central sleep apnoea – cardiovascular diseases – obstructive sleep apnoea – sleep apnoea


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