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Echocardiographic Findings in Sleep Apnea

  • W. Motz
  • C. Bethge
  • M. Klepzig
  • H. Blanke
  • B. E. Strauer

Abstract

Sleep apnea is found in many patients with cardiovascular diseases such as coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, and hypertensive heart disease. During long periods of sleep apnea, severe systemic hypoxemia occurs and pulmonary and systemic arterial pressures are markedly elevated.

Keywords

Sleep Apnea Left Ventricular Hypertrophy Posterior Wall Thickness Hypertensive Heart Disease Left Ventricular Dimension 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. Motz
  • C. Bethge
  • M. Klepzig
  • H. Blanke
  • B. E. Strauer

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