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    • Continuous positive airway pressure as treatment for systemic hypertension in people with obstructive sleep apnoea: randomised controlled trial 

      Durán-Cantolla, Joaquín; Aizpuru, Felipe; Montserrat, Josep Maria; Ballester, Eugeni; Terán, Joaquin; Aguirregomoscorta, Jose Ignacio; Gonzalez, Mónica; Lloberes, Patricia; Masa, Juan F.; Peña, Mónica de la; Carrizo, Santiago; Mayos, Mercè; Barbé Illa, Ferran (BMJ Publishing Group, 2010)
      Objective: To assess the effect of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) on 24 hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring values in a large number of patients with untreated systemic hypertension of new onset and ...
    • Detection of Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea through voice analysis 

      Solé-Casals, Jordi; Munteanu, Cristian; Capdevila Martín, Oriol; Barbé Illa, Ferran; Durán-Cantolla, Joaquín; Queipo, Carlos; Amilibia, Jose (Elsevier, 2014)
      This paper deals with the potential and limitations of using voice and speech processing to detect Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). An extensive body of voice features has been extracted from patients who present various ...
    • Effect of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure on the Incidence of Hypertension and Cardiovascular Eventsin Nonsleepy Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea 

      Barbé Illa, Ferran; Durán-Cantolla, Joaquín; Sánchez de la Torre, Manuel; Martínez Alonso, Montserrat; Carmona, Carmen; Barceló Bennasar, Antònia; Chiner, Eusebi; Masa, Juan F.; González, Mónica; Marín, J. M.; García Río, Francisco; Díaz de Atauri, María Josefa; Terán, Joaquin; Mayós Pérez, Mercè; Peña, Mónica de la; Monasterio, Carmen; Campo, Félix del; Montserrat i Capdevila, Josep (American Medical Association, 2013)
      Context Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is the first-line treatment for patients with symptomatic obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). However, its indication for all patients with sleep-disordered breathing, ...
    • Effect of CPAP on blood pressure in patients with obstructive sleep apnea and resistant hypertension: the HIPARCO randomized clinical trial 

      Martínez-García, Miguel Angel; Capote, Francisco; Campos-Rodríguez, Francisco; Lloberes, Patricia; Díaz de Atauri, María Josefa; Somoza, María; Masa, Juan F.; González, Mónica; Sacristán, Lirios; Barbé Illa, Ferran; Durán-Cantolla, Joaquín; Aizpuru, Felipe; Mañas, Eva; Barreiro, Bienvenido; Mosteiro, Mar; Cebrián, Juan J.; Peña, Mónica de la; García-Río, Francisco; Maimó, Andrés; Zapater, Jordi; Hernández, Concepción; Grau Sanmartí, Núria; Montserrat i Capdevila, Josep (American Medical Association, 2013)
      Importance: More than 70% of patients with resistant hypertension have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). However, there is little evidence about the effect of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment on blood ...
    • Effect of obstructive sleep apnoea on severity and short-term prognosis of acute coronary syndrome 

      Barbé Illa, Ferran; Sánchez de la Torre, Alicia; Abad, Jorge; Durán-Cantolla, Joaquín; Mediano, Olga; Amilibia, Jose; Masdeu, María José; Florés, Marina; Barceló Bennasar, Antònia; Peña, Mónica de la; Aldomá, Albina; Worner, Fernando; Valls Marsal, Joan; Castellà, Gerard; Sánchez de la Torre, Manuel (European Respiratory Society, 2015)
      The goal of this study was to evaluate the influence of obstructive sleep apnoea on the severity and short-term prognosis of patients admitted for acute coronary syndrome. Obstructive sleep apnoea was defined as an ...
    • Effect of Patient Sex on the Severity of Coronary Artery Disease in Patients with Newly Diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Admitted by an Acute Coronary Syndrome 

      Sánchez de la Torre, Alicia; Abad, Jorge; Durán-Cantolla, Joaquín; Mediano, Olga; Cabriada, Valentín; Masdeu, María José; Terán, Joaquin; Masa, Juan F.; Peña, Mónica de la; Aldomá, Albina; Worner, Fernando; Valls Marsal, Joan; Barbé Illa, Ferran; Sánchez de la Torre, Manuel (Public Library of Science, 2016)
      Background: The cardiovascular consequences of obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) differ by sex. We hypothesized that sex influences the severity of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) in patients with OSA. OSA was defined as an ...
    • Effects of Ethnicity on the Prevalence of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome: A Pooled Analysis of the ISAACC Trial and Sleep and Stent Study. 

      Koo, Chieh-Yang; Sánchez de la Torre, Alicia; Loo, Germaine; Sánchez de la Torre, Manuel; Zhang, Junjie; Durán-Cantolla, Joaquín; Li, Ruogu; Mayós Pérez, Mercè; Sethi, Rithi; Abad, Jorge; Drager, Luciano; Coloma, Ramón; Hein, Thet; Ho, Hee-Hwa; Jim, Man-Hong; Ong, Thun-How; Tai, Bee-Choo; Aldomá, Albina; Lee, Chi-Hang; Barbé Illa, Ferran (ElsevierAustralian and New Zealand Society of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeons (ANZSCTS)Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ), 2017)
      Objective: Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is an increasing yet under-recognized risk factor for acute coronary syndrome (ACS). We sought to determine the effects of ethnicity on the prevalence of OSA in patients presenting ...
    • Sleep Apnea and Hypertension: Are there gender differences? The Vitoria Sleep Cohort 

      Cano-Pumarega, Irene; Barbé Illa, Ferran; Esteban, Andrés; Martínez Alonso, Montserrat; Egea, Carlos; Durán-Cantolla, Joaquín; Spanish Sleep Network (American College of Chest Physicians, 2017-03-11)
      Background Evidence from longitudinal studies has reported contradictory results regarding the association between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and hypertension. In a previous analysis of the Vitoria Sleep Cohort, we ...