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Adherence to CPAP treatment and the risk of recurrent cardiovascular events

JAMA

2023-10-03
(Press-News.org) About The Study: The results of this meta-analysis indicate that adherence to continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) was associated with a reduced major adverse cardiac and cerebrovascular event recurrence risk, suggesting that treatment adherence is a key factor in secondary cardiovascular prevention in patients with obstructive sleep apnea.

Authors: Ferran Barbé, M.D., of the Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Enfermedades Respiratorias (CIBERES) in Madrid, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jama.2023.17465)

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[Press-News.org] Adherence to CPAP treatment and the risk of recurrent cardiovascular events
JAMA