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Sleep-disordered breathing is not associated with the presence of retinal microvascular abnormalities: the Sleep Heart Health Study.

Authors
  • Boland, Lori L
  • Shahar, Eyal
  • Wong, Tien Y
  • Klein, Ronald
  • Punjabi, Naresh
  • Robbins, John A
  • Newman, Anne B
Type
Published Article
Journal
Sleep
Publication Date
May 01, 2004
Volume
27
Issue
3
Pages
467–473
Identifiers
PMID: 15164900
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

These data do not demonstrate a notable relation between SDB and retinal abnormalities. However, since this is the first investigation of a link between retinopathy and SDB, similar studies should be conducted in other population samples to demonstrate either consistency or inconsistency of our findings across studies.

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