Impact of severe OSA on pharmacoinvasive treatment in ST elevation myocardial infarction patients.

Impact of severe OSA on pharmacoinvasive treatment in ST elevation myocardial infarction patients. Sleep Breath. 2019 Dec 02;: Authors: Maroja F, Caixeta A, Poyares D, Tufik S, de Paola A, Castro L, Storti L, Burke P, Cintra F Abstract PURPOSE: The negative association between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and adverse cardiovascular outcomes in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is well documented. However, little is known about the influence of OSA on fibrinolytic therapy. The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of severe OSA on pharmacoinvasive treatment in ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) patients. METHODS: We enrolled consecutive STEMI patients without previous vascular disease, heart failure, or OSA diagnosis. All patients underwent either a pharmacoinvasive therapy or primary PCI. Syntax score (SS) was calculated for all patients, and a full bedside polysomnography was performed in the first 72 h of admission. In-hospital events and 30 days readmissions were analyzed. RESULTS: The sample included 116 patients, 87 men. Patients with severe OSA were older (p = 0.01), had higher neck and abdominal circumferences (p 
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