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New Insights on the Mechanisms by which OSA Increase Risk of Stroke

Efrat Magidov |
Stroke, sometimes referred to as a “brain attack”, is a medical emergency and a leading cause of death around the world, occurring when the blood supply to a part of the brain is interrupted or reduced, depriving brain tissue of [...] Read More

The Unexpected Role of OSA Treatment in SCD, Risk Stratification and Prevention

Efrat Magidov |
Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD), is one of the largest causes of natural death, accounting for up to 450,000 deaths annually in the US, strategies for risk stratification and prevention are still far from ideal. This is mainly due to the [...] Read More

New Insights into Afib ablation: Can sleep apnea fill in the gap?

Melih Alvo |
Recently accelerated number of new clinical studies shows the effect of sleep apnea on AFib recurrence.  On March 2017 the American College of Cardiology invited a review paper discussing the evidence demonstrating the causality relationships of sleep apnea driving higher [...] Read More

Testing your Patients Sleep Apnea at Home

Gilad Glick |
Cardiologists have always been early adopters of home-based and telemedicine applications and telehealth tools. For example, the Holter monitor that gathered data on the heart rhythms of cardiac patients over an extended period of time Read More

The Potential Pathophysiological Mechanisms of Obstructive Sleep Apnea that may be a major contributor to AFib disease progression

Gilad Glick |
  Mechanical Stretch due to negative Intra-Thoracic Pressure Obstructive Sleep Apnea is defined as a physiological event that happens when upper airway is partially or completely blocked during sleep. Mostly, as a result of collapsed soft tissue in the throat while lying [...] Read More

Effective Hypertension Control Starts at Home

Gilad Glick |
Author: Gilad Glick, CEO  |  October 18, 2017   According to latest CDC data, 1 in 3 American adults suffers from hypertension[1], and only about 54% have their condition under control[2]. This is surprising, given the extensive research on Hypertension [...] Read More

How Electrophysiologists Reduce AFib Recurrence by Addressing Sleep Apnea

Gilad Glick |
To some it may come as a surprise that SDB (Sleep Disordered Breathing) or Sleep Apnea is common among AFIB patients, and that it has been found an independent major risk factor, significantly affecting outcomes Read More

Barriers to sleep medicine integration into cardiology care

Gilad Glick |
Why has sleep breathing management not integrated into cardiology care pathway? In my previous article, I briefly mentioned the increased awareness and the broad acceptance of the role of Sleep Apnea in Cardiac disease and the main studies and scientific [...] Read More
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