Evaluation of association between obstructive sleep apnea and coronary risk scores predicted by tomographic coronary calcium scoring in asymptomatic patients

Kepez A., Niksarlioglu E. Y. O., HAZIROLAN T., HAYRAN K. M., Kocabas U., Demir A. U., ...More

ANADOLU KARDIYOLOJI DERGISI-THE ANATOLIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, vol.11, no.5, pp.428-435, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Objective: This cross-sectional observational study is designed to evaluate direct effects of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (USA) on presence and extent of coronary atherosclerosis by using tomographic coronary calcification scoring on a population asymptomatic for coronary artery disease.