Obstructive sleep apnea risk factor for chronic kidney disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis
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Instituto de Investigaciones en Ciencias Biomédicas, Universidad Ricardo Palma, Lima, PERU
Online publication date: 2023-10-19
Publication date: 2023-11-01
Electron J Gen Med 2023;20(6):em550
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is related to chronic kidney disease (CKD), but its association is not fully understood.

To realize a systematic review with meta-analysis to determine the association between OSA and CKD.

Systematic review with meta-analysis of observational studies. The search was carried out in Embase, PubMed/Medline, Scopus, and Web of Science. The data were calculated by the hazard ratio (HR). The heterogeneity was identified by I squared.

Five studies were included (n=6,710). The meta-analysis found an association between OSA and CKD (HR=2.00; confidence interval 95%=1.68-2.38).

We found an association between OSA and CKD.

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