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  1. Snoring and risk of stroke and ischaemic heart disease in a 70 year old population. A 6-year follow-up study.

    Article - En anglais

    Background

    A number of studies have demonstrated an association between habitual snoring and cardiovascular morbidity and mortality.

    Control for the influence of potential confounders has been inadequate.

    To clarify the issue we examined the association between snoring and future risk of ischaemic heart disease (IHD) and stroke while controlling for the potential influence of major cardio-and cerebrovascular risk factors.

    Methods

    In all, 804 70 year old males and females were classified according to snoring habits.

    Alcohol and tobacco consumption, blood pressure, body mass index, social group, plasma lipids (triglycerides, cholesterol, high density lipoprotein), fasting blood glucose, plasma epinephrine and norepinephrine were determined at baseline.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Accident cérébrovasculaire, Ischémie, Coeur, Epidémiologie, Vieillard, Homme, Ronflement, Etude longitudinale, Danemark, Europe, Système nerveux pathologie, Système nerveux central pathologie, Encéphale pathologie, Cérébrovasculaire pathologie, Appareil circulatoire pathologie, Vaisseau sanguin pathologie, Cardiopathie coronaire

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Stroke, Ischemia, Heart, Epidemiology, Elderly, Human, Snoring, Follow up study, Denmark, Europe, Nervous system diseases, Central nervous system disease, Cerebral disorder, Cerebrovascular disease, Cardiovascular disease, Vascular disease, Coronary heart disease

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 95-0087545

    Code Inist : 002B17C. Création : 09/06/1995.