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Obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome

Obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome is a respiratory condition in which the airway collapses repeatedly during sleep, leading to intermittent hypoxia with cardiovascular co-morbidities as a consequence. As illustrated here, excessive daytime sleepiness and cardiovascular and metabolic co-morbidities are the main consequences.

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Obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome. Nat Rev Dis Primers 1, 15043 (2015).

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