Association of sleep apnea with coronary slow-flow phenomenon


Ozeke O., Gungor M., Ertan C., ÇELİK A., Aydin D., Erturk O., ...More

JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE, vol.13, no.6, pp.376-380, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.2459/jcm.0b013e3283528f14
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.376-380

Abstract

Background Both obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and coronary slow-flow phenomenon (CSFP) are known to share similar etiopathogenic mechanisms, such as chronic sympathetic activation, upregulation of inflammatory pathways, oxidative stress and, finally, endothelial dysfunction.