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People With Sleep Apnea at Higher Risk f...

People With Sleep Apnea at Higher Risk for Aggressive Heart Disease
CHICAGO—People with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a sleep disorder associated with obesity, have more non-calcified or “bad” plaque in their coronary arteries, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). A CT image of individual heart vessels showing calcified atherosclerotic plaque (arrows) and...