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By: Tamara Sellman, RPSGT, CCSH on April 3rd, 2020

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Recent Sleep Apnea News, Early Spring 2020


SLEEP APNEA WIRE final 1Sleep Apnea Wire is an occasional supplemental news report

capturing sleep breathing disorder news of relevant interest to

sleep technologists and sleep health educators not featured in

our regular news series, This Week in Sleep Medicine.



IN CASE YOU MISSED IT...

NOTE: Some links might require additional registration or password access. If you work in a sleep clinic, hospital system, or research institution, you should be able to allocate access through them. 
  1. Thorax : Comparing treatment effects of a convenient vibratory positional device to CPAP in positional OSA: a crossover randomised controlled trial [MAR 27, 2020]
  2. Neurology : Witnessed apneas are associated with elevated tau-PET levels in cognitively unimpaired elderly [MAR 26, 2020]
  3. Environmental Research and Public Health : Qualitative Phenotyping of Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Its Clinical Usefulness for the Sleep Specialist [MAR 20, 2020]
  4. Sleep Review : A Review of Products to Help You Stop Snoring [MAR 20, 2020]
  5. Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery : Why most patients do not exhibit obstructive sleep apnea after mandibular setback surgery? [MAR 17, 2020]
  6. Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America : The Nose and Nasal Breathing in Sleep Apnea [MAR 17, 2020]
  7. Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery : Elevated Central and Mixed Apnea Index After Upper Airway Stimulation [MAR 17, 2020]
  8. American Journal of Otolaryngology : A feasibility study in the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome and snoring: Nasopharyngeal stent [MAR 16, 2020]
  9. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine : The collapsing anatomical structure is not always the primary site of flow limitation in obstructive sleep apnea [MAR 15, 2020]
  10. Sleep Review : In South Australia, New Drug Trials to Treat Sleep Apnea [MAR 13, 2020]
  11. Journal of Voice : Evidence of Possible Irritable Larynx Syndrome in Obstructive Sleep Apnea: An Epidemiologic Approach [MAR 11, 2020]
  12. Pulmonology Advisor : Sleep Apnea Classification: Multi-Night Portable Monitoring vs Single-Night Assessment [MAR 10, 2020]
  13. Neurourology and Urodynamics : The effect of continuous positive airway pressure on nocturia in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome [MAR 3, 2020]
  14. PLoS One : Continuous intraocular pressure monitoring in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome using a contact lens sensor [MAR 3, 2020]
  15. Obesity Surgery : Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Obese Patients Undergoing Bariatric Surgery [MAR 2, 2020]
  16. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery : Impact of Upper Airway Collapse and Sleep Parameters on Daytime Sleepiness and Sleep Quality [FEB 28, 2020]
  17. Pulmonology Advisor : SNORE Utility Index Validated as Novel Sleep Apnea-Specific QoL Instrument [FEB 27, 2020]
  18. InTech Open : Optical Fiber-Based Sleep Apnea Syndrome Sensor [FEB 26, 2020]
  19. PLoS One : The presence of coexisting sleep-disordered breathing among women with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy does not worsen perinatal outcome [FEB 26, 2020]
  20. Journal of International Oral Health : Obstructive sleep apnea and its relation with temporomandibular disorders: A narrative review [FEB 25, 2020]
  21. Journal of Sleep Research : The use and effectiveness of adaptive servo ventilation in central sleep apnea: a study of consecutive sleep clinic patients [FEB 22, 2020]
  22. Pulmonology Advisor : The Bidirectional Nature of Asthma and Obstructive Sleep Apnea [FEB 21, 2020]
  23. Nature and Science of Sleep : Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation in the Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Patient Selection and New Perspectives [FEB 18, 2020]
  24. Physician's Weekly : Pathogenesis of obstructive sleep apnea in individuals with the COPD + OSA Overlap syndrome versus OSA alone [FEB 17, 2020]
  25. Sleep Medicine Reviews : The economic and societal burden of excessive daytime sleepiness in patients with obstructive sleep apnea [FEB 17, 2020]