Luigi Ferini-Strambi, Michael Hensley, Maria Salsone
Abstract:Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and Alzheimer’s disease (AD) are two common chronic diseases with a well-documented association. Whether the association is causal has been highlighted by recent evidence reporting a neurobiological link between these disorders. This narrative review discusses the brain regions and networks involved in OSA as potential vulnerable areas for the development of AD neuropathology with a particular focus on gender-related implications. Using a neuroimaging perspective supported by neur…
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