Sleep Medicine Publications

Retrospective cross-validation of automated sleep staging using electroocular recording in patients with and without sleep disordered breathing

Download Full Article Abstract: Alterations of sleep duration and architecture have been associated with increased morbidity and mortality, and specifically linked to chronic cardiovascular disease and psychiatric disorders, such as type 2 diabetes or depression. Measurement of sleep quality to assist in the diagnosis or treatment of these diseases is not routinely performed due [...]

Retrospective cross-validation of automated sleep staging using electroocular recording in patients with and without sleep disordered breathing 2017-11-15T12:06:02+00:00

Treatment outcomes of mandibular advancement devices in positional and nonpositional OSA patients.

Download Full Article OBJECTIVE: The aim of the study was to investigate treatment outcome of mandibular advancement devices (MADs) for positional and nonpositional obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). STUDY DESIGN: Forty-two positional (supine apnea-hypopnea index [AHI] > or = 2 times lateral AHI) and 30 nonpositional (supine AHI < 2 times lateral AHI) OSA patients [...]

Treatment outcomes of mandibular advancement devices in positional and nonpositional OSA patients. 2017-11-15T12:06:03+00:00

Initial Evaluation of a Titration Appliance for Temporary Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Download Full Article Abstract: Custom oral appliances that adjustably advance the mandible provide superior outcomes when treating patients with moderate or severe sleep apnea. Custom appliances, however, are expensive, must be fitted by a dentist, and the likelihood of successful outcomes are difficult to predict. An inexpensive trial appliance, if proven efficacious, might be [...]

Initial Evaluation of a Titration Appliance for Temporary Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea 2017-11-15T12:06:05+00:00