|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Journal of the American College of Cardiology|
|State||Published - Oct 19 2010|
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- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
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In: Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Vol. 56, No. 17, 19.10.2010, p. 1432-1433.
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TY - JOUR
T1 - Sleep-disordered breathing, hypertension, and obesity in retired national football league players
AU - Albuquerque, Felipe N.
AU - Sert Kuniyoshi, Fatima H.
AU - Calvin, Andrew D.
AU - Sierra-Johnson, Justo
AU - Romero-Corral, Abel
AU - Lopez-Jimenez, Francisco
AU - George, Charles F.
AU - Rapoport, David M.
AU - Vogel, Robert A.
AU - Khandheria, Bijoy
AU - Goldman, Martin E.
AU - Roberts, Arthur
AU - Somers, Virend K.
N1 - Funding Information: Please note: The authors thank Patrick J. Strollo, MD, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, for substantive critical review of the manuscript; Scott Perryman, Daniel Levendowski, and Teimur Yeligulashvili for excellent technical assistance; and Debra Pfeifer for superb secretarial assistance. Dr. Sierra-Johnson is a full-time research scientist for Eli Lilly and Co. Dr. Lopez-Jimenez has been an investigator or coinvestigator on research grants funded by the Select Research . Dr. George is on the medical advisory board of Sleeptech LLC. Dr. Rapoport has received royalties from patents for nasal CPAP from Covidian and Fisher & Paykel, has received grant support for development of ambulatory monitoring from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and Advanced Brain Monitoring , and has received grant support from Ventus Medical and Restore Medical for alternative treatments for obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome and sleep-disordered breathing. Dr. Vogel has served as Co-Chair of the NFL Subcommittee on Cardiovascular Health. Dr. Roberts has been an investigator on research grants funded by the NFL Players Association , the NFL Players Care Foundation , the ResMed Foundation , the LipoScience Corporation , the Pfizer Corporation , and the CareFusion Corporation . Dr. Somers has served as a consultant for Apnex Medical, ResMed, Boston Scientific, and Cardiac Concepts; and has been an investigator or coinvestigator on research grants funded by the Respironics Foundation , Select Research , and Sorin . Dr. Albuquerque is supported by the American Physiological Society Perkins Memorial Award (FNA) , Dr. Sert Kuniyoshi is supported by American Heart Association grant 09-20069G , Dr. Calvin is supported by the Mayo Clinic Clinician-Investigator Training Program , and Dr. Somers is supported by National Institutes of Health grants R01 HL65176-08 and R21 DK81014 .
PY - 2010/10/19
Y1 - 2010/10/19
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U2 - 10.1016/j.jacc.2010.03.099
DO - 10.1016/j.jacc.2010.03.099
M3 - Letter
C2 - 20947003
AN - SCOPUS:77957910743
SN - 0735-1097
VL - 56
SP - 1432
EP - 1433
JO - Journal of the American College of Cardiology
JF - Journal of the American College of Cardiology
IS - 17