Search for dissertations about: "Yüksel Peker"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Yüksel Peker.

  1. 1. Obstructive sleep apnea and cardiovascular morbidity

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Yüksel Peker; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Obstructive sleep apnea; cardiovascular; hypertension; coronary artery disease; hospitalization; cost utility; morbidity; mortality; secondary prevention; angiotensin II; CPAP;

    Abstract : Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) affects 24 % of middle-aged men and 9 % of women in USA but the treatment criterion, daytime sleepiness is reported by 17 and 22 % of these subjects, respectively. Some previous studies have suggested an association between OSA and cardiovascular disease (CVD), but the conclusions have been conflicting due to co-existing traditionally recognized risk factors. READ MORE