Prevalence of sleep-disordered breathing after stroke and TIA: A meta-analysis.


From the Sleep Wake Epilepsy Center (A.S., M.C., L.K., A.-K.B., T.H., C.L.B.), and Departments of Neurology (A.S., M.C., L.K., T.H., C.L.B.) and Pulmonary Medicine (A.-K.B.), Bern University Hospital, University of Bern, Switzerland; Neurology Division (M.C.), Department of Neuroscience and Behavioral Sciences, Ribeirão Preto School of Medicine, University of São Paulo, Brazil; Hypertension Department (L.K.), Somnology Group, Almazov National Medical Research Center, St. Petersburg, Russia; and CTU Bern (A.G.H.), and Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (A.G.H., M.E.), University of Bern, Switzerland. [Email]


To perform a systematic review and meta-analysis on the prevalence of sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) after stroke.