CME/CE: Stroke Rounds: Sleep Apnea Tx May Cut Afib Recurrence
By: Alere Staff
American Heart Association
April 21, 2015 – April 21, 2017
Physicians: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™
This meta-analysis found that treatment of sleep apnea with continuous positive airway pressure significantly reduced the risk of recurrent atrial fibrillation. Adherence to CPAP therapy remains an issue, however, though improvements in mask technology may improve adherence in the future.