Sleep Apnea and Its role in Stroke Treatment

Many factors contribute to a patient being diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea, including obesity. Research is looking at the condition's role in the treatment of stroke patients.

Many factors contribute to a patient being diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea, including obesity. Research is looking at the condition's role in the treatment of stroke patients.

At the International Stroke Conference in Nasvhille, Eric Lloyd, PhD, from the Baylor College of Medicine presented his research entitled "Obstrucrtive Sleep Apnea (OSA) Accelerates Cerebral Pathology in Spontaneously Hypertensive Stroke Prone Rat.