Cardiovascular consequences of sleep disorders

This course covers the pathogenesis of the link between cardiovascular disease and OSA, discusses the clinical manifestations of this relationship in contributing to arrhythmias, ischaemic heart disease, hypertension and cerebrovascular disease and the extent to which treatment of OSA will improve cardiovascular outcomes.


  • Cardiopulmonary interactions
  • Sleep disordered breathing and atrial arrhythmias
  • Hypertension, ischaemic heart disease and sleep disordered breathing
  • Cerebrovascular disease and sleep disordered breathing
  • Introduction to session 2: Treatment of sleep disorders-will the cardiovascular disease improve
  • Do Oral Appliances Improve the Cardiovascular Consequences of OSA
  • Bariatric surgery and weight loss- improvement in both sleep apnoea and cardiometabolic consequences
  • How and why PAP works in heart failure
  • Does CPAP improve cardiovascular outcomes in OSA patients
  • Introduction to Session 3: Pathogenesis of the link between sleep disorders and cardiovascular disease
  • Molecular basis of intermittent vs hypoxaemia in the pathogenesis of endothelial dysfunction
  • Sleep disorders and diabetes
  • Stress, Sleep and autonomic nervous system
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