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Sleep-disordered breathing and stroke

Sucharita Ray

Citation Information : Ray S. Sleep-disordered breathing and stroke. Indian Sleep Med 2015; 10 (3):92-95.

DOI: 10.5958/0974-0155.2015.00013.3

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Published Online: 01-06-2013

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Sleep disordered breathing is an emerging disorder with effect on several health conditions. The association of sleep disordered breathing with cerebrovascular disorders has been relatively recent but shows it as a highly prevalent albeit neglected accompaniment in all kinds of stroke. Moreover, its presence has been found to be not just associated with incidence of strokes but also with overall poorer outcomes in stroke survivors. The spectrum of disorders with its special impact on both ischemic and hemorrhagic strokes is reviewed.

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