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This video has been sponsored by LivaNova. Sleep apnoea is a major chronic disease that can have cardiovascular consequences. Around 40–50% of people with atrial fibrillation (AF) have obstructive sleep apnoea, rising to around 60% in patients with implantable cardiac...


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