Sleep disorders may predict heart events after angioplasty

Posted by on June 16, 2016 12:30 am
Categories: health

People who have had procedures to open blocked heart arteries after acute coronary syndrome (ACS) may have a higher risk of death, heart failure, heart attack and stroke if they have sleep disorders, such as sleep apnea, compared to those who don’t. The presence of sleep disorders in ACS patients is an important predictor of major cardiovascular events after angioplasty.

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