- High prevalence of sleep disordered breathing in patients with diabetic macular edemaRebecca H Mason
Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom
Retina 32:1791-8. 2012..It is hypothesized that SDB, through intermittent hypoxia and blood pressure oscillations, might provoke worsening of CSME...
- Snoring and severity of symptomatic and asymptomatic carotid stenosis: a population-based studyRebecca H Mason
Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, UK
Sleep 35:1147-51. 2012..We aimed to identify whether a snoring history is a risk factor for carotid stenosis in individuals presenting with a TIA or ischemic stroke...
- Obstructive sleep apnea in patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms: highly prevalent and associated with aneurysm expansionRebecca H Mason
Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Churchill Hospital, United Kingdom
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 183:668-74. 2011..Abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) are associated with life-threatening complications. The likelihood that an AAA will rupture is influenced by the aneurysm diameter and its expansion rate; reasons for rapid expansion are largely unknown...
- Leukoaraiosis on MRI in patients with minimally symptomatic obstructive sleep apnoeaUrsula G Schulz
Stroke Prevention Research Unit, Nuffield Department of Neurosciences, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
Cerebrovasc Dis 35:363-9. 2013..It may therefore also be associated with a higher risk of developing leukoaraiosis. Only few data about the prevalence of leukoaraiosis in patients with OSA, and any association between degrees of severity of either condition, exist...