Sleep Apnea And Congestive Heart Failure

Sleep Apnea And Congestive Heart Failure

Background The Canadian Continuous Positive Airway Pressure for Patients with Central Sleep Apnea and Heart Failure trial tested the hypothesis that continuous positive airway pressure CPAP would improve the survival rate without heart transplantation of patients who have central sleep apnea and heart failure..Background Obstructive sleep apnea subjects the failing heart to adverse hemodynamic and adrenergic loads and may thereby contribute to the progression of heart failure..

Background The Canadian Continuous Positive Airway Pressure for Patients with Central Sleep Apnea and Heart Failure trial tested the hypothesis that continuous positive airway pressure CPAP would improve the survival rate without heart transplantation of patients who have central sleep apnea and heart failure..Background Obstructive sleep apnea subjects the failing heart to adverse hemodynamic and adrenergic loads and may thereby contribute to the progression of heart failure..