Obstructive sleep apnoea and cardiovascular disease in the developing world
Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is a common condition, with studies from the USA suggesting that the prevalence is 4% in men and 2% in women. The prevalence in other parts of the world is unknown but is likely to be similar.
Richard Raine, Respiratory Clinic, Department of Medicine, Groote Schuur Hospital and University of Cape Town
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Date published: 2015-10-21
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