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Prognostic impact of sleep disordered breathing and its treatment in heart failure: an observational study

Krenn, Marion (2011) Prognostic impact of sleep disordered breathing and its treatment in heart failure: an observational study. PhD, Universität Regensburg.

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Date of publication of this fulltext: 18 Jul 2011 09:25

Abstract (English)

1. Abstract 1.1. Aims: Sleep disordered breathing (SDB) may contribute to disease progression in patients with chronic heart failure (CHF). The objective of this observational study was to evaluate whether SDB is a risk factor for mortality in CHF patients and whether this risk can be attenuated by treatment with positive airway pressure (PAP). 1.2. Methods and results: We studied 296 CHF ...

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Translation of the abstract (German)

Schlaf bezogene Atemstörungen (SDB) können zum Progress der Erkrankung bei Patienten mit chronischer Herzinsuffizienz beitragen. Der Ansatz dieser Beobachtungsstudie besteht darin zu evaluierten, ob schlafbezogenen Atemstörungen ein Risikofaktor für Mortalität bei Patienten mit chronischer Herzinsuffizienz ist und ob dieser Risikofaktor durch eine Behandlung über Applikation eines positiven ...

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Item type:Thesis of the University of Regensburg (PhD)
Date:18 July 2011
Referee:Prof. Dr. Michael Arzt and Prof. Dr. Thomas Kühnel
Date of exam:22 June 2011
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Innere Medizin II
Keywords:Survival, prognosis, sleep apnoea, positive airway pressure, heart failure
Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:21451
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