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Can continuous positive airway pressure reduce the incidence of cardiovascular disease in non-sleepy patients with obstructive sleep apnoea?
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  1. Abiramy Jeyabalan
  1. Correspondence to Dr Abiramy Jeyabalan, SpR North Bristol Lung Centre, Southmead Hospital, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol BS10 5NB, UK; abiramyjeyabalan{at}hotmail.com

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An association has been demonstrated between obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) and both hypertension and cardiovascular events. Although observational studies suggest that treatment with continuous positive airways pressure (CPAP) can reduce blood pressure and the incidence of fatal and non-fatal cardiovascular events in patients with severe and …

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