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P. Piesiak ; I. Porebska ; R. Jankowska ;Revista Portuguesa de Pneumología 2015, 21 5

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Revista Portuguesa de Pneumología ISSN: 0873-2159 sppneumologia@mail.telepac.pt Sociedade Portuguesa de Pneumologia Portugal Kosacka, M.; Piesiak, P.; Porebska, I.; Jankowska, R. Correlations between osteoprotegerin serum levels and body composition parameters in patients with sleep apnea syndrome and the possible influence on cardiovascular risk Revista Portuguesa de Pneumología, vol.
21, núm.
5, septiembre-octubre, 2015, pp.
239244 Sociedade Portuguesa de Pneumologia Lisboa, Portugal Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=169741611005 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative Document downloaded from http:--www.elsevier.pt, day 10-09-2015.
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2015;21(5):239---244 www.revportpneumol.org ORIGINAL ARTICLE Correlations between osteoprotegerin serum levels and body composition parameters in patients with sleep apnea syndrome and the possible influence on cardiovascular risk M.
Kosacka ∗ , P.
Piesiak, I.
Porebska, R.
Jankowska Department of Pulmonology and Lung Cancer, Wroclaw Medical University, Wroclaw, Poland Received 15 October 2014; accepted 24 January 2015 Available online 11 March 2015 KEYWORDS Osteoprotegerin; OSA; Body composition ∗ Abstract Introduction: Osteoprotegerin (OPG) is a member of the tumor necrosis factor family and a key regulator in bone turnover; it plays a role in the development of many cardiovascular diseases and may be treated as a marker of vascular damage.
Bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) is a reliable, non-invasive and effective technique for measuring body composition. The aim of the study was to evaluate correlations between osteoproteg...





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