TITLE

Mayo Clinic Proceedings

AUTHOR(S)
Parish, James M.
PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Apr2005, Vol. 80 Issue 4, p453
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides information on the health-related consequences of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS). Association of OSAS with numerous cardiovascular diseases; Treatment of OSAS in patients with congestive heart failure; Etiology of the disease.
ACCESSION #
16768640

 

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