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Incidencia de eventos cardiovasculares en pacientes diagnósticados de síndrome de apnea del sueño. Factores de riesgo e impacto del tratamiento

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Ojeda Castillejo, Elena (2016) Incidencia de eventos cardiovasculares en pacientes diagnósticados de síndrome de apnea del sueño. Factores de riesgo e impacto del tratamiento. [Thesis]

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Abstract

OSAS is an increasingly common disease in general population. In Spain, the prevalence is estimated of being around 20%. This is an important public health problem, both due to the use of health resources involved and the consequences on the quality of life of the patients. Its main risk factor is obesity, a disease whose prevalence is increasing, which consequently will also cause a long term increase in the number of OSAS diagnosis. On the other hand, cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death in Spain and also pose high health care costs. Therefore, the union of OSA and cardiovascular disease cause a high consumption of health resources and generates a large number of comorbidities and increased mortality rates. It is because of this that the early diagnosis and treatment are of great importance. Treatment with CPAP in these patients is very effective and reduces the number of cardiovascular complications...


Item Type:Thesis
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Tesis inédita de la Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Facultad de Medicina, leída el 09-12-2015

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Lucas Ramos, Pilar de
Álvarez-Sala Walther, José Luis
Uncontrolled Keywords:Sindrome de apnea del sueño
Palabras clave (otros idiomas):Sleep apnea syndromes
Subjects:Medical sciences > Medicine > Cardiovascular system
ID Code:38926
Deposited On:26 Aug 2016 12:03
Last Modified:26 Aug 2016 12:03

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