Clinical Papers

Clinical Papers on Sleep Apnea

A Comparison of Auto-Adjusting PAP, Bilevel PAP, and Standard PAP Therapy in Patients with REM Related Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Timothy J. Walter, Gautam Samadder, Brandon Strausbaugh, Lisa Brant.P01066.
American Academy of Neurology
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A Quantitative Assessment of Sleep Laboratory Activity in the United States - Update

Naoko Tachibana M.D 3, Najib T. Ayas M.D. 1-2, David P. White M.D. 1-2.Volume 1 (1), 2005.
Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine
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A Quantitative Assessment of Sleep Laboratory Activity in the United States

Naoko Tachibana M.D 3, Najib T. Ayas M.D. 1-2, David P. White M.D. 1-2.Volume 9 (2), Spring 2002.
American Academy of Sleep Medicine Bulletin
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Accuracy of an Unattended Home PAP Titration in the Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Volume 162 (94-97), 2000.
American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine
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Acute Ischemic Stroke and Sleep Apnea: First 3 Days

Massimiliano Siccoli, Dirk Hermann, Dagmar Schmid, Paul Summers, Thomas J rmann, Spyros Kollias, Claudio Bassetti.P01065.
American Academy of Neurology
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Association of Sleep Disordered Breathing, Sleep Apnea, And Hypertension in A Large Community Based Study

Nieto F, Young T, Lind B, Shahar E, Samet J, Redline S, D'Agostino R, Newman A, Lebowitz M, Pickering T.Volume 283 (14), April 2000.
For the Sleep Heart Health Study
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Automatic Sleep Apnea Detection Using Measures of Amplitude and Heart Rate Variability from the Electrocardiogram

August 2002.
16th International Conference on Pattern Recognition
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Benefit of Arterial Pacing In Sleep Apnea Syndrome

Garrigue S, Bordier P, Jais P, et al.Volume 346 (6), February 7 2002.
The New England Journal of Medicine
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Blood Pressure, Cardiac Structure and Severity of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in a Sleep Clinic Population

Kraiczi H, Peker Y, Caidahl K, Samuelsson A, Hedner J.Volume 19 (11), November 2001.
Journal of Hypertension
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Can Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea Titrate Their Own Continuous Positive Airway Pressure?

Michael F. Fitzpatrick, Christi E. D. Alloway, Tracy M. Wakeford, Alistair W. MacLean, Peter W. Munt, and Andrew G. Day.Volume 167, 2003.
American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine
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Cardiac Autonomic Control in Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Khoo M, Belozeroff V, Berry R, Sassoon C.Volume 164, 2001.
American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine
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Cardiac Rhythm Disturbances in the Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome - Effects of Nasal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Therapy

Harbison J, O'Reilly P, McNicholas T.Volume 118 (3), September 2000.
CHEST
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Cardiovascular Effects of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure in Patients with Heart Failure and Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Volume 348 (13), March 2003.
New England Journal of Medicine
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Chronic Liver Injury During Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Volume 41 (6), 2005.
Hepatology
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Comparison Between Automatic and Fixed Positive Airway Pressure Therapy in the Home

Clifford A. Massie, Nigel McArdle, Robert W. Hart, Wolfgang W. Schmidt-Nowara, Alan Lankford, David W. Hudgel, Nancy Gordon, and Neil J. Douglas.Volume 167, 2003.
American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine
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Correlation Between Otorhinolaryngologic Evaluation and Severity of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome in Snorers

Archives Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
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Cost Justification for Diagnosis and Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Volume 23 (8), 2000.
SLEEP
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Diabetes and Sleep Apnea

Strohl KP.Volume S225 (8), December 1996.
SLEEP
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Efficacy and Cost of Home-Initiated Auto-Npap Versus Conventional Npap

Carole Plan�s MD, PhD; Marie-Pia D'Ortho MD, PhD; Arlette Foucher MD; Malika Berkani MD; Karl Leroux; Mohamed Essalhi MD; Christophe Delclaux MD, PhD; Maria-Antonia Quera-Salva MD, PhD; Fr�d�ric Lofaso MD, PhD.Volume 26 (2), 2003.
SLEEP
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Endocrine Effects of Nasal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure in Male Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Volume 254 (447-454).
Journal of Internal Medicine
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Epidemiology of Obstructive Sleep Apnea - A Population Health Perspective

Young T, Peppard P, Gottlieb.Volume 165, 2002.
American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine
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Erectile Dysfunction, Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome and Nasal PAP Treatment

Sleep Medicine
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Gastro Esophageal Reflux Common in Patients with Sleep Apnea Rather Than Snorers without Sleep Apnea

Volume 124 (2), August 2003.
CHEST
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Health Care Utilization in Males with Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome Two Years After Diagnosis and Treatment

Bahammam A, Delaive K, Ronald J, Manfreda J, Roos L, Kryger M.Volume 22 (6), 1999.
SLEEP
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Health Care Utilization in the 10 Years Prior To Diagnosis in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome Patients

Ronald J, Delaive K, Roos L, Manfreda J, Kreyger M.Volume 22 (2), 1999.
SLEEP
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History of the Development of Sleep Medicine in the United States

Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine
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Home Diagnosis of the Obstructive Sleep Apnoea/Hypopnoea Syndrome

Volume 7 (1), 2003.
Sleep Medicine Reviews
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Home Healthcare Electronics: Consumers Are Ready, Willing and Able

Charles Roussel, Paul F. Nunes.January 2003.
Accenture
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Hypertension and Obstructive Sleep Apnea

2003.
Current Hypertension Reports
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I Can't Stand PAP. What Else Can You Do For Me?

Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine
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Improvement of Sleep Apnea in Patients with Chronic Renal Failure Who Undergo Nocturnal Hemodialysis

Hanly PJ, Pierrator A.Volume 344 (2), Jan 2001.
The New England Journal of Medicine
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In Vivo Platelet Activation Is Increased During Sleep in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome

Thomas Geiser, Florian Buck, Beat J. Meyer, Claudio Bassetti, Andr� Haeberli, Matthias Gugger.Volume 69 (229-234), 2002.
Respiration
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Increased Physician-Reported Sleep Apnea

Andrew M. Namen, Donnie P. Dunagan, Alan Fleischer, Janine Tillett, Molly Barnett, W. Vaughn McCall, and Edward F. Haponik.Volume 121 (6), June 2002.
The National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey
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Inhibition of Awake Sympathetic Nerve Activity of Heart Failure Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea by Nocturnal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure

Journal of the American College of Cardiology
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Investigation Into Sleep Disturbance of Patients Suffering From Cluster Headache

Cephalalgia
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Long-Term Compliance Rates to Continuous Positive Airway Pressure in Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Population Base Study

Sin D, Mayers I, Man G, et al.Volume 121 2002.
CHEST
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Long-Term Effects of Nasal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Therapy on Cardiovascular Outcomes in Sleep Apnea Syndrome

CHEST
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Long-Term Randomized, Cross-Over Comparison of Auto-Titrating and Standard Nasal Continuous Airway Pressure

Hudgel D, Fung C.Volume 23 (5), 2000.
SLEEP
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Low Rates of Recognition of Sleep Disorders in Primary Care - Comparison of a Community-Based Versus Clinical Academic Setting

Rosen R, Zozula R, Jahn E, Carson J.2001.
Sleep Medicine
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Low Sleep Quality and Daytime Sleepiness in Obese Patients Without Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome

Volume 253 (536-543) 2003.
Journal of Internal Medicine
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Menopausal Status and Sleep-Disordered Breathing

Volume 167, January 2003.
American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine
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Mild to Moderate Sleep Respiratory Events - One Negative Night May Not Be Enough

Le Bon O, Hoffman G, Tecco J, Staner L, Noseda A, Pelc I, Linkowski P.Volume 118 (2), August 2000.
CHEST
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Nightly Variability of Sleep-Disordered Breathing Measured Over 3 Nights

Volume 131 (6).
American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
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non-Attended Home Automated Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Titration: Comparison with Polysomnography

B. Tucker Woodson, MD, Adrian Saurejan, MD, Laura T. Brusky, MD, Joseph K. Han, MD.
Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
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Obesity and Weight Loss in Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Volume 19 (2), 1996.
SLEEP
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Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Flemons, WW.Volume 347 (7), August 2002.
The New England Journal of Medicine
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Obstructive Sleep Apnea as a Risk Factor for Hypertension: Population Study

Lavie P, Herer P, Hoffstein V.Volume 320, February 2001.
BMJ
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Obstructive Sleep Apnea Is Common In Medically Refractory Epilepsy Patients

Malow B, Levy K, Maturen K, Bowes R.Volume 55, October 2000 1 of 2.
Neurology
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Obstructive Sleep Apnea-Hypopnea And Related Clinical Features In A Population-Based Sample Of Subjects Aged 30 To 70 Yr.

Duran J, Esnaola S, Rubio R, Iztueta A.Volume 163, 2001.
American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine
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Polysomnography Performed In the Unattended Home Versus the Attended Laboratory Setting-Sleep Heart Health Study Methodology

Volume 27 (3), 2004.
SLEEP
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Predicting Sleep Apnea and Excessive Day Sleepiness in the Severely Obese

CHEST
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Predictors of Symptoms of Anxiety and Depression in Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Volume 123 (4), April 2003.
Sleep Medicine
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Prospective Study of the Association Between Sleep-Disordered Breathing and Hypertension

Peppard P, Young T, Palta M, Skatrud J.Volume 342 (19), May 2000.
New England Journal of Medicine
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Psychological Correlates of Compliance with Continuous Positive Airway Pressure

Carl J.Stepnowsky,Jr,PhD; Wayne A.Bardwell, PhD; Polly J.Moore,PhD; Sonia Ancoli-Israel,PhD; Joel E.Dimsdale,MD.Volume 25 (7), 2002.
SLEEP
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Quality Adjusted Life Years Added By Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Tousignant P, Cosio M, Levy R, Groome P.Volume 17 (1), 1994.
SLEEP
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Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure on Blood Pressure in the Sleep Apnea-Hypopnea Syndrome

Faccenda JF, MacKay Thomas, Boon N, Douglas NJ.Volume 163, 2001.
American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine
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Reduced Hospitalization with Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Disease in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patients on Nasal PAP Treatment

Peker Y, Hedner J, Johansson A, Bende M.Volume 20 (8), 1997.
SLEEP
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Reduction in Motor Vehicle Collisions Following Treatment of Sleep Apnea with Nasal PAP

George CFP.Volume 56, March 2001.
Thorax
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Respiratory Disturbance Index

Volume 162, 2000.
American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine
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Scoring Variability Between Polysomnography Technologists in Different Sleep Laboratories

Collop, N.Volume 3 (1), 2002.
Sleep Medicine
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Serious Motor Vehicle Crashes: The Cost of Untreated Sleep Apnea

Findley LJ, Suratt PM.Volume 56 (7), July 2001.
Thorax
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Sleep Apnea Affects Half of All Stroke Victims

Yasuyuki Kaneko, MD; Vlasta E. Hajek, MD; Vera Zivanovic, MD; Janet Raboud, PhD; and T. Douglas Bradley, MD.Volume 26 (3), January 2003.
SLEEP
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Sleep Apnea and Hypertension

Garcia-Rio F, Racionero MA, Pino JM, Martinez I, Ortuno F, Villasante C, Villamor J.Volume 117 (5), May 2000.
CHEST
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Sleep Characteristics Following Adenotonsillectomy in Children with Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome

Volume 124 (3), September 2003.
CHEST
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Sleep Disordered Breathing in Patients with Cluster Headaches

Chervin RD, Zallek S, Lin X, Hall JM, Sharma N, Hedger KM.Volume 54, June 2000 2 of 2.
Neurology
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Sleep Problems and the Risk for Sleep Disorders in an Outpatient Veteran Population

Sleep and Breathing
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Sleep-Disordered Breathing and Cardiovascular Disease - Cross-Sectional Results of the Sleep Heart Health Study

Shahar E, Whitney C, Redline C, Lee E, Newman A, Nieto F, O'Conner G, Boland L, Schwartz J, Samet J.Volume 163, 2001.
American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine
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Sleep-Disordered Breathing and Coronary Artery Disease

Mooe T, Franklin K, Holmstrom, Rabben T, Wikln.Volume 164.
American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine
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Sleep-Disordered Breathing and Self-Reported General Health Status in the Wisconsin Sleep Cohort Study

Finn L, Young T, Palta M, Fryback D.Volume 21 (7), 1998.
SLEEP
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Sleepiness, Driving And Accidents - Sleep Disordered Breathing and Motor Vehicle Accidents in A Population-Based Sample of Employed Adults

Young T, Blustein J, Finn L, Palta M.Volume 20 (8), April 1997.
SLEEP
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Sleepiness-Related Accidents in Sleep Apnea Patients

Horstman S, Hess CW, Bassetti C, Switzerland B.Volume 23 (3), March 2000.
SLEEP
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Sleep-Related Breathing Disorder Is an Independent Risk Factor for Uncontrolled Hypertension

Grote L, Hedner J, Peter JH.Volume 18 (6), June 2000.
Journal of Hypertension (England)
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Symptomatic Gastroesophageal Reflux in Subjects with a Breathing Sleep Disorder

Volume 121 (6), June 2002.
CHEST
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The Association Between Sleep Apnea and the Risk of Traffic Accidents

Teran-Santos J, Jimenez-Gomez A, Cordero-Guevara J, and the cooperative group Burgos-Santander.Volume 340 (11), March 1999.
New England Journal of Medicine
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The Association of Sleep-Disordered Breathing and Sleep Symptoms with Quality Of Life in Sleep Heart Health Study

Baldwin C, Griffith K, Nieto F, O'Conner G, Walslben J, Redline S.Volume 24 (1), 2001.
SLEEP
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The Cardiovascular Effects of Sleep-Disordered Breathing

Sutton, FD.1998.
The Journal for Respiratory Care Practitioners
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The Medical Cost of Undiagnosed Sleep Apnea

Kapur V, Blough D, Sandblom R, Hert R, deMaine J, Sullivan S, Psaty B.Volume 22 (6), 1999.
SLEEP
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The Occurrence of Sleep-Disordered Breathing Among Middle-Aged Adults

Young T, Palta M, Dempsey P, Skatrud J, Weber S, Badr S.Volume 328, April 1993.
New England Journal of Medicine
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The Relationship Between Congestive Heart Failure, Sleep Apnea, and Mortality in Older Men

Volume 124 (1400-1405).
CHEST
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The Road to Danger: The Comparative Risks of Driving While Sleepy

Powell N, Shechtman K, Riley R, Li K, R. Troell, Guilleminault C.Volume 111, May 2001.
Laryngoscope
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The Sleep Heart Health Study: Design, Rationale, and Methods

Quan S, Howard B, Iber C, Kiley J, Nieto F, O'Conner T, Rapoport D, Redline S, Robbins J, Samet J, Wahl P.Volume 20 (12), 1997.
SLEEP
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Treating Sleep Apnea in Heart Failure Patients

Journal of the American College of Cardiology
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Treatment with Nasal PAP Decreases Automobile Accidents in Patients with Sleep Apnea

Findley L, Smith C, Hooper J, Dineen M, Suratt.Volume 161, 2000.
American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine
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Unattended Home Diagnosis and Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea without Polysomnography

Fletcher E, Stich J, Yang K.Volume 9, February 2000.
Archives of Family Medicine
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Utility of Oxygen Saturation and Heart Rate Spectral Analysis Obtained From Pulse Oximetric Recordings in the Diagnosis of Sleep Apnea Syndrome

Volume 123 (5), 2003.
CHEST
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Utilization of Health Care Services in Patients with Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Kryger M, Roos L, Delaive K, Walld R, Horrocks J.Volume 29 (9), 1996.
SLEEP
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White Matter Disease and Sleep-Disordered Breathing after Acute Stroke

Volume 61 (959-963), 2003.
Neurology
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