Echocardiographic Findings in Sleep Apnea

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

Cardiomyopathy 

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Authors and Affiliations

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

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