Myocardial fibrosis identified as new therapeutic target

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Obstructive sleep apnoea patients with myocardial fibrosis had poor cardiovascular outcomes. Myocardial fibrosis could be a future therapeutic target after researchers found it correlated with adverse cardiovascular outcomes in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) referred for cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR). The study was presented at EuroCMR 2016…

UCD researcher's findings may lead to therapeutic targets for heart diseases associated with obstructive sleep apnoea

Dr Silke Ryan, a University College Dublin (UCD) medical researcher, has delivered the flagship Cournand lecture at European Respiratory Society’s (ERS) 2015 international congress. The congress, the largest annual respiratory meeting in the world, took place earlier this week in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and was attended by over 20,000…