Vol. 30 (1) 2009 Neuro endocrinology letters

Sleep apnea in carotid stenosis.

OBJECTIVES: Sleep apnea is associated with advanced atherosclerosis. This study was focused on sleep breathing in patients with hemodynamically significant carotid stenosis, currently free from clinical symptoms.

DESIGN AND SETTINGS: 17 patients with carotid artery stenosis of 70% and more in the absence of actua.....