Patient Evaluation and Effective Treatment of Sleep Apnea in Patients with Heart Failure

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  • Summary:
    Dr. Ana Krieger from the Weill Cornell Center for Sleep Medicine, New York, NY moderated the topic "Patient Evaluation and Effective Treatment of Sleep Apnea in Patients with Heart Failure" with Drs. Francoise Roux and Henry Klar Yaggi from the Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT.
    The discussion focused primarily on:
    (1) The association of HF and sleep apnea;
    (2) the adverse effect of sleep apnea on patients with HF;
    (3) evaluating HF patients for sleep apnea;
    (4) screening tools; and
    (5) treatment options.
    (Med Roundtable Cardiovasc Ed. 2012;3(2):117-122) ©2012 FoxP2 Media, LLC
  • Compounds:
    No compounds discussed.
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