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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Addressing Sleep Apnea Post-Stroke (ASAP)
Principal Investigator:

Jason J Sico

Location: West Haven, CT
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: April 2020 - March 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $363,563
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Background: Approximately 11,000 Veterans present to a Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) annually with ischemic stroke/transient ischemic attack (TIA). Effective secondary stroke/TIA prevention includes delivering timely, guideline-concordant management of vascular risk factors. Over the past decade, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has been recognized as a potent, underdiagnosed, and inadequately treated risk factor for ischemic stroke. OSA is very common among patients with str...

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