Szívritmuszavarok obstruktív alvási apnoéban

Translated title of the contribution: Arrhythmias in patients with obstructive sleep apnea

Kitti Barta, Zoltán Szabó, Csaba Kun, Csaba Munkácsy, Tünde Magyar, Bene Orsolya, László Csiba, István Lorincz

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The authors summarize the current knowledge on the types, prevalence, reasons, diagnosis and current therapy of arrhythmias occurring in patients with obstructive sleep apnea. Most of the patients with obstructive sleep apnea have nocturnal bradycardia (5-50%), paroxysmal tachyarrhythmia (atrial 35%; ventricular 0-15%), or both. The frequency of rhythm disturbances associated with the severity of the sleeping disorder. It is important to recognize the factors predisponating to arrhythmias and the early appropriate therapy of patients is essential, in order to protect patients from life threathening arrhythmias which may worsen the clinical outcome.

Translated title of the contributionArrhythmias in patients with obstructive sleep apnea
Original languageHungarian
Pages (from-to)579-587
Number of pages9
JournalOrvosi hetilap
Issue number13
Publication statusPublished - Mar 30 2008

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    Barta, K., Szabó, Z., Kun, C., Munkácsy, C., Magyar, T., Orsolya, B., Csiba, L., & Lorincz, I. (2008). Szívritmuszavarok obstruktív alvási apnoéban. Orvosi hetilap, 149(13), 579-587.