C-Reactive Protein Levels and the Risk of Incident Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Events in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea.


Leon Judah Blackmore Centre for Sleep Disorders, University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, Canada. [Email]


Patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) are at increased risk of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease (CVD) but it is unclear who are at greatest risk. We determined whether the inflammatory marker, C-reactive protein (CRP), could be a useful prognostic biomarker.


Biomarkers,Cardiovascular,Sleep apnea,