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Short duration of sleep is associated with hyperleptinemia in Taiwanese adults
Malcolm Koo, PhD; Ning-Sheng Lai, MD, PhD; Jui-Kun Chiang, MD, MSc
A patient with intractable attacks of cataplexy
Lourdes DelRosso, M.D.; Syeda Munir, M.D.; Andrew L. Chesson, Jr., M.D.; Romy Hoque, M.D.
Persistent low oxygen saturation on polysomnogram
Romy Hoque, M.D.; Lourdes DelRosso, M.D.
The prevalence and severity of obstructive sleep apnea in severe obesity – the impact of ethnicity
Wen Bun LEONG MB BCh; Teresa ARORA PhD; David JENKINSON PhD; Ajit THOMAS MD; Vikas PUNAMIYA MD; Dev BANERJEE MD FRCP; Shahrad TAHERI MB BS PhD FRCP
Fragmentation of slow wave sleep after onset of complete locked-in state
Surjo R. Soekadar, MD; Jan Born, PhD; Niels Birbaumer, PhD; Michael Bensch, PhD; Sebastian Halder, PhD; Ander Ramos Murguialday, PhD; Alireza Gharabaghi, MD; Femke Nijboer, PhD; Bernhard Schölkopf, PhD; Suzanne Martens, PhD
Restless Legs Syndrome in an Appalachian Primary Care Population: Prevalence, Demographic and Lifestyle Correlates, and Burden
Kim E. Innes, MSPH, PhD; Kathryn L Flack, BA; Terry Kit Selfe, DC, PhD; Sahiti Kandati, BDS; Parul Agarwal, MPH
Medicare Long-Term CPAP Coverage Policy: A Cost-Utility Analysis
Martha E. Billings, MD; Vishesh K. Kapur, MD, MPH
Exercise to improve sleep in insomnia: Exploration of the bidirectional effects
Kelly Glazer Baron, PhD MPH; Kathryn J. Reid, PhD; Phyllis C. Zee, MD, PhD
Restless leg syndrome in different types of demyelinating neuropathies: a single-centre pilot study.
Marco Luigetti MD; Alessandra Del Grande MD; Elisa Testani MD; Giulia Bisogni MD; Anna Losurdo MD; Nadia Mariagrazia Giannantoni MD; Salvatore Mazza MD; Mario Sabatelli MD; Giacomo Della Marca MD, PhD
Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder in an Australian school-based sample of adolescents
Nicole Lovato, PhD; Michael Gradisar, PhD; Michelle Short, PhD; Hayley Dohnt, PhD (ClinPsyc); Gorica Micic, BBehavSc(Hons.)
DELAYED DIAGNOSIS, RANGE OF SEVERITY AND MULTIPLE SLEEP COMORBIDITIES: A CLINICAL AND POLYSOMNOGRAPHIC ANALYSIS OF 100 PATIENTS OF THE INNSBRUCK NARCOLEPSY COHORT
Birgit Frauscher, MD; Laura Ehrmann, MD; Thomas Mitterling, MD; David Gabelia, MD; Viola Gschliesser, MD; Elisabeth Brandauer, MD; Werner Poewe, MD; Birgit Högl, MD
Excessive daytime sleepiness increases the risk of motor vehicle crash in obstructive sleep apnoea
Kim L Ward, BSc (Hons); David R Hillman, MBBS, FANZCA; Alan James, MBBS, FRACP; Alexandra P Bremner, PhD; Laila Simpson, BHlthSci (Hons); Matthew N Cooper, BSc; Lyle J Palmer, PhD; Annette C Fedson, PhD; Sutapa Mukherjee, MBBS, FRACP, PhD.
Defending Sleepwalkers with Science and an Illustrative Case
Rosalind D. Cartwright Ph.D.; Christian Guilleminault, DM.M.D.D.Biol.
Serum Inflammatory Markers in Obstructive Sleep Apnea; a meta-analysis
Rashid Nadeem, M.D.; Janos Molnar, M.D.; Essam M. Madbouly, M.D.; Mahwish Nida, M.D.; Saurabh Aggarwal, M.D.; Hassan Sajid, M.D.; Jawed Naseem, M.D.; Rohit Loomba, M.D.
Middle-of-the-night hypnotic use in a large national health plan
Thomas Roth, Ph.D.; Patricia Berglund, M.B.A.; Victoria Shahly, Ph.D.; Alicia C. Shillington, Ph.D.; Judith J. Stephenson, S.M.; Ronald C. Kessler, Ph.D.
Assessment of the Performance of Nasal Pillows at High CPAP Pressures
Xueling Zhu, MHIM; Adam V Benjafield, PhD; Alison J Wimms, MScMed
Diagnostic predictors of obesity hypoventilation syndrome in patients suspected of having sleep disordered breathing
Vladimir M. Macavei, MD; Kristofer J. Spurling, MSc; Janine Loft, BSc (Hons); Himender K. Makker, MD, FRCP
The Face of Sleepiness: Improvement in Appearance after Treatment of Sleep Apnea
Ronald D. Chervin, MD, MS; Deborah L. Ruzicka, RN, PhD; Arshia Vahabzadeh, BS, CFPH; Margaret C. Burns; Joseph W. Burns, PhD; Steven R. Buchman, MD
Vallecular Cyst as a Cause of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in an Infant
Aliva De, M.D.; Debra M Don, M.D.; William Magee III, M.D.; Sally L Davidson Ward, M.D.
Bench test evaluation of adaptive servo-ventilation devices for sleep apnea treatment
Kaixian Zhu, M.S.; Haissam Kharboutly, M.S.; Jianting Ma, M.S.; Mourad Bouzit, Ph.D.; Pierre Escourrou, M.D., Ph.D.
Sleep modifications in acute Transient Global Amnesia
Giacomo Della Marca; Marianna Mazza; Anna Losurdo; Elisa Testani; Aldobrando Broccolini; Giovanni Frisullo; Giuseppe Marano; Roberta Morosetti; Fabio Pilato; Paolo Profice; Catello Vollono; Vincenzo Di Lazzaro
Prevalence and Risk Factors of Sleep-disordered Breathing in Patients with Rheumatic Valvular Heart Disease
Ning Ding, M.D.; Bu-Qing Ni, M.D.; Xi-Long Zhang, M.D., Ph.D.; Han-Peng Huang, M.D.; Mei Su, M.D.; Shi-Jiang Zhang, M.D., Ph.D.; Hong Wang, M.D., Ph.D.
Blue-light-blocking intraocular lens implantation improves the sleep quality of cataract patients
Xin Wei, MD, PhD; Chunyan She,MD; Danian Chen,MD, PhD; Fangbing Yan, MD;JihongZeng, RN; LipingZeng, RN; Lin Wang, MD
Plasma Total Ghrelin and Leptin Levels in Human Narcolepsy and Matched Healthy Controls: Basal Concentrations and Response to Sodium Oxybate
Claire E.H.M. Donjacour, M.D.; Daniel Pardi, M.S.; N. Ahmad Aziz, M.D., Ph.D.; Marijke Frölich, M.D., Ph.D.; Ferdinand Roelfsema, M.D., Ph.D.; Sebastiaan Overeem, M.D. Ph.D.; Hanno Pijl, M.D, Ph.D.; Gert Jan Lammers, M.D., Ph.D.
DIFFERENTIAL TIMING OF AROUSALS IN OBSTRUCTIVE AND CENTRAL SLEEP APNEA IN PATIENTS WITH HEART FAILURE
Taryn Simms, MD; Melissa Brijbassi, MD; Luigi Taranto Montemurro, MD; T. Douglas Bradley, MD
Sleep Symptoms, Race/Ethnicity, and Socioeconomic Position
Michael A. Grandner PhD; Megan E. Ruiter Petrov PhD; Pinyo Rattanaumpawan MD MSCE; Nicholas Jackson MPH; Alec Platt MD MSCE; Nirav P. Patel MD MPH
Assessment of Drowsiness Based on Ocular Parameters Detected by Infra-Red Reflectance Oculography
Clare Anderson; Anne-Marie Chang; Jason P. Sullivan; Joseph M. Ronda; Charles A. Czeisler
Impact of CPAP Use and Age on Mortality in Patients with Combined COPD and Obstructive Sleep Apnea: the Overlap Syndrome
Michael L Stanchina MD; Lauren M Welicky, MD; Walter Donat MD; David Lee,
MD; William Corrao, MD; Atul Malhotra MD
Association of CPAP Bacterial Colonization with Chronic Rhinosinusitis
Christopher J Chin MD; Charles George MD FRCPC; Robert Lannigan MDCM FRCPC; Brian W Rotenberg MD MPH FRCSC
Validating Actigraphy as a Measure of Sleep for Preschool Children
Marie-Ève Bélanger, BSc; Annie Bernier, PhD; Jean Paquet, PhD; Valérie Simard, PhD; Julie Carrier, PhD
A Pilot Study of CPAP Adherence Promotion by Peer Buddies with Sleep Apnea
Sairam Parthasarathy, MD; Christopher Wendel, MS; Patricia L. Haynes, PhD; Charles Atwood, MD; Samuel Kuna, MD
Inter-Observer Reliability of Candidate Predictive Morphometric Measurements for Women with Suspected Obstructive Sleep Apnea
John A Gjevre, MD, MSc, FRCP(C); Regina M Taylor-Gjevre, MD, MSc, FRCP(C); John K Reid, MD, FRCP(C); Robert Skomro, MD, FRCP(C); David Cotton, MD, FRCP(C)
Responsiveness of jaw motor activation to arousals during sleep in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
Takafumi Kato, DDS, PhD; Takeshi Katase, DDS, PhD; Shuichiro Yamashita, DDS, PhD; Hideko Sugita, RPSGT; Hisae Muraki, RPSGT; Akira Mikami, MD, RPSGT; Mutsumi Okura, MD, PhD; Motoharu Ohi, MD, PhD; Yuji Masuda, DDS, PhD; Mitsutaka Taniguchi, MD, RPSGT
Long Term Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Therapy Normalizes High Exhaled Nitric Oxide levels in Obstructive Sleep Apnea.
Ai-Ping CHUA, M.B.B.S; Loutfi S. ABOUSSOUAN, MD; Omar A. MINAI, MD; Kelly PASCHKE, BA; Daniel LASKOWSKI, B.S; Raed. A. DWEIK, MD
Heart Rate Variability in Sleep Related Migraine without aura
Catello Vollono; Valentina Gnoni; Elisa Testani; Serena Dittoni; Anna Losurdo; Salvatore Colicchio; Chiara Di Blasi; Salvatore Mazza; Benedetto Farina; Giacomo Della Marca.
Total sleep time and other sleep characteristics measured by actigraphy do not predict incident hypertension in a cohort of community-dwelling older men.
Fung MM, Peters K, Ancoli-Israel S, Redline S, Stone KL, Barrett-Connor E, for the Osteoporotic Fractures in Men (MrOS) Research Group
Comparison of polysomnographic and clinical presentations and predictors for cardiovascular-related diseases between non-obese and obese obstructive sleep apnea among Asians
Naricha Chirakalwasan; Busarakum Teerapraipruk; Rosalind Simon; Prakobkiat Hirunwiwatkul; Nattapong Jaimchariyatam; Tayard Desudchit; Natamon Charakorn; Chaisiri Wanlapakorn
Impact of Group Education on Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Adherence
Christopher J. Lettieri, MD; Robert J. Walter, MD, DHCE
Serum brain-derived neurotrophic factor levels are associated with dyssomnia in female, but not male, among Japanese workers
Reiko Nishichi, M.Sc (from Kyushu University);Yu Nufuji, PhD; Masakazu Washio, MD PhD; Shuzo Kumagai, MD PhD
Sleep duration and reported functional capacity among black and white US adults
Perry Brimah,MD; Franscene Oulds,MD; Oladipupo Olafiranye,MD; Mirnova Ceide, MD; Shavon Dillon, MD; Olasumbo Awoniyi,MD; Joao Nunes,MD; Girardin Jean-Louis,PhD
Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Patients with End Stage Lung Disease
Ayal Romem MD, MHA; Aldo Iacono MD; Elizabeth McIlmoyle MD; Kalpesh P Patel MD; Robert M Reed MD; Avelino C Verceles MD; Steven M Scharf MD, PhD
Perceived Insufficient Rest or Sleep among Veterans, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System 2009
Paul M. Faestel, MD, MPH; Christopher T. Littell, DO, MPH; Michael V. Vitiello, PhD; Christopher W. Forsberg, MS; Alyson J. Littman, PhD, MPH
A Patient With Rhythmic Movements During REM Sleep
Brendan P. Lucey, MD; Clifford J. Molin, MD
Sleep habits, insomnia, and daytime sleepiness in a large and healthy community-based sample of New Zealanders
Bradley R Wilsmore; Ronald R Grunstein; Marlene Fransen; Mark Woodward; Robyn Norton; Shanthi Ameratunga
Sleep oxygen desaturation predicts survival in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
Kolilekas Likurgos, MD; Manali Effrosyni, MD; Vlami A. Katerina, MD; Lyberopoulos Panagiotis, MD; Triantafillidou Christina, MD; Kagouridis Konstantinos, MD; Baou Katerina, MD; Gyftopoulos Sotirios; Vougas N. Konstantinos, PhD; Karakatsani Anna, MD; Alchanatis Manos, MD; Papiris Spyros MD, PhD, FCCP
Targeted case finding for OSA within the primary care setting
Keith R Burgess, MB, PhD; Adrian Havryk, MB, PhD; Stephen Newton, MBA; Willis H Tsai, MD; William A Whitelaw, MD, PhD
Association between Sleep Duration and the Mini-Mental Score: The Northern Manhattan Study
Alberto R. Ramos, MD, MSPH; Chuanhui Dong, PhD; Mitchell S.V. Elkind, MD, MS; Bernadette Boden-Albala, MPH, DrPH; Ralph L. Sacco, MD, MS; Tatjana Rundek, MD, PhD; Clinton B. Wright, MD, MS
The Relation between Insomnia Symptoms, Mood and Rumination about Insomnia Symptoms
Colleen E. Carney, PhD; Andrea L. Harris, MA; Ashley Falco, BA; Jack D. Edinger, PhD
Narcolepsy with cataplexy mimicry: the strange case of two sisters.
Fabio Pizza, MD, PhD; Stefano Vandi, RPSGT; Francesca Poli, MD, PhD; Keivan Kaveh Moghadam, MD; Christian Franceschini, PsyD, PhD; Claudia Bellucci, PsyD; Carlo Cipolli, PsyD; Francesca Ingravallo, MD, PhD; Giuliana Natalini, MD; Emmanuel Mignot, MD, PhD; Giuseppe Plazzi, MD, PhD