angina at rest

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angina at rest

A type of unstable angina, which may be subacute (class II) or acute (class III).
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Nocturnal angina and ST depression have been described in OSA patients, and may be diminished after treatment with CPAP (46,47).
21) However, in uncontrolled studies, treatment of OSA with CPAP in patients with nocturnal angina was associated acutely with reduced frequency of ST-segment depression and chronically with relief of nocturnal angina.
Other good candidates for sleep studies to confirm a diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea include patients with unexplained heart failure, nocturnal angina, or a history of heavy snoring with daytime drowsiness.