35. Cardiovascular Complications of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

  1. Teofilo Lee-Chiong M.D.
  1. Peter Y. Hahn,
  2. Lyle J. Olson and
  3. Virend K. Somers

Published Online: 4 NOV 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471751723.ch35

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

How to Cite

Hahn, P. Y., Olson, L. J. and Somers, V. K. (2005) Cardiovascular Complications of Obstructive Sleep Apnea, in Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook (ed T. Lee-Chiong), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471751723.ch35

Editor Information

  1. National Jewish Medical and Research Center, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center Denver, Colorado, USA

Author Information

  1. Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 NOV 2005
  2. Published Print: 4 NOV 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471683711

Online ISBN: 9780471751724



  • obstructive sleep apnea (OSA);
  • cardiovascular diseases associated with OSA;
  • OSA and atrial fibrillation (AF)


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Physiologic Effects of OSA

  • Mechanisms Linking OSA and Cardiovascular Disease

  • Cardiovascular Diseases Associated With OSA

  • Conclusion

  • References

  • Additional Reading