The importance of treatment for breathing disorders during sleep in stroke patients

O. Parra-Ordaz [REV NEUROL 2005;41 (Supl. 3):S35-S37] PMID: 16299667 DOI: OPEN ACCESS
Volumen 41 | Number S03 | Nº of views of the article 4.458 | Nº of PDF downloads 406 | Article publication date 01/10/2005
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ABSTRACT Artículo en español English version
In the following exposure, we revised the possibility that the treatment of sleep-disordered breathing with continuous nasal positive airway pressure could be potentially beneficial in three aspects: to control the sleep-disordered breathing as a risk factor for stroke, acting, in this sense, as primary prophylaxis; improving the prognosis of stroke, through conditioning a better functional recuperation or a lower mortality and finally through the control of recurrences, acting, in this sense, as secondary prophylaxis. KeywordsContinuous nasal positive airwaySleep-disordered breathingStroke CategoriesNeuropsiquiatríaPatología vascularSueño
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