Editorial

Obstructive sleep apnoea and cardiovascular disease in the developing world

Richard Raine

Abstract


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.[1] The prevalence in other parts of the world is unknown but is likely to be similar.


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Richard Raine, Respiratory Clinic, Department of Medicine, Groote Schuur Hospital and University of Cape Town

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African Journal of Thoracic and Critical Care Medicine 2015;21(1):2. DOI:10.7196/SARJ.1

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Date submitted: 2015-10-14
Date published: 2015-10-21

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