Published: 9 January 2017
Author(s): B. De Vega Sánchez, S.A. Juarros Martínez, Milagros Del Olmo Chiches, C. Disdier Vicente, E. González Sarmiento
Issue: January 2017
Section: Letter to the Editor

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), characterized by episodes of upper airway collapses and sleep fragmentation, is the most prevalent sleep-breathing-disorder. Recent researches suggest the overall prevalence of OSA ranges from 9% to 38% in the general adult population [1]. Many studies have demonstrated the independent relationship between OSA and cardiovascular (CV) diseases [2].

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