volume 80, issue 1, P29-40 2021
DOI: 10.3233/jad-201066
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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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