Early Signs of Atherosclerosis in Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Effects of Treatment


Phase 4 Results

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Males with recent sleep study (<1 month) showing severe obstructive sleep apnea, defined as at least 30 events of apnea and hypopnea per hour of sleep.

Exclusion Criteria

- Age >60 years old, body mass index (BMI) >35 kg/m2, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, cerebrovascular, aortic, heart, and valvar heart diseases, renal failure, arrhythmias, smoking habit, and chronic use of medications, including statins.