Carolyn D’Ambrosio (Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, US) shares interesting insights on obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and risk of cardiovascular (CV) disease in women.
Questions1. What are the mechanisms underlying the association between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and cardiovascular (CV) risk? (0:10)
2. What is known about the CV risks associated with OSA in women? (0:33)
3. What can be done to reduce the risks of CV disease in women with OSA? (1:17)
4. What clinical evidence exists to support the treatment of OSA with continuous positive airway pressure to reduce CV risks? (1:41)
5. What should be the next steps in this area in terms of research? (2:15)
Speaker disclosure: Carolyn D’Ambrosio has nothing to disclose in relation to this video interview.
Filmed at the CHEST Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, US, October 2018.