A consensus opinion amongst stakeholders as to benefits of obstructive sleep apnoea treatment for cardiovascular health

cpap machineAuthorsShane A. Landry, Siobhan BanksPeter A. CistulliGarun S. HamiltonLaure HéraudKristina KairaitisSteven LubkeSutapa MukherjeeTeanau RoebuckJoesph SodaDarren UmbersShantha M. W. RajaratnamDarren Mansfield 

Background and objective

Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is a prevalent sleep disorder associated with increased cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Whether treatment of OSA improves cardiovascular risk remains controversial. Our aim was to determine a consensus opinion of key sleep medicine stakeholder groups as to the cardiovascular benefits of treating moderate–severe OSA.

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