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By: Tamara Sellman, RPSGT, CCSH on June 19th, 2020

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Recent Sleep Apnea News, June 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.


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. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine : Concordance between current American Academy of Sleep Medicine and Centers for Medicare and Medicare scoring criteria for obstructive sleep apnea in hospitalized persons with traumatic brain injury: a VA TBI Model System study [JUNE 15, 2020]
  2. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine : How much is too much after all? Primary snoring as a remaining unsolved issue [JUNE 15, 2020]
  3. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine : Might chronic opioid use impact sleep-disordered breathing and vice versa? [JUNE 15, 2020]
  4. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine : Mild obstructive sleep apnea increases hypertension risk, challenging traditional severity classification [JUNE 15, 2020]
  5. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine : Sleep position and breathing in late pregnancy and perinatal outcomes [JUNE 15, 2020]
  6. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery : Impact of Alcohol Consumption on Snoring and Sleep Apnea: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis [JUNE 9, 2020]
  7. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine : A survey of positive airway pressure therapy preparedness and outcomes following Hurricane Irma in patients with obstructive sleep apnea [JUNE 5, 2020]
  8. JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery : Evaluation of Therapeutic Positive Airway Pressure as a Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation Predictor in Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea [JUNE 4, 2020]
  9. RMIT University : Muscle tech: Sleep apnea therapeutic showcased at global biotech event [JUNE 4, 2020]
  10. Sleep Review : Inspire Medical Launches Patient App for Its Upper Airway Stimulation Therapy [JUNE 4, 2020]
  11. Sleep Review : Primary Central Sleep Apnea Is Still a Mystery [JUNE 4, 2020]
  12. European Journal of Ophthalmology : Structural assessment of the optic nerve in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: Case–control study [JUNE 2, 2020]
  13. AIR Conference Proceedings : Analysis of data mining for classification of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients [JUNE 1, 2020]
  14. The Voice Foundation : Laryngeal Botulinum Toxin Injection: Can It Be a Cause of Obstructive Sleep Apnea as an Adverse Effect? [MAY 30, 2020]
  15. Sleep Breathing Physiology and Disorders : A detection dog for obstructive sleep apnea: could it work in diagnostics? [MAY 29, 2020]
  16. NPR : How The 'Lost Art' Of Breathing Can Impact Sleep And Resilience [MAY 27, 2020]
  17. SLEEP : Bilateral Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation for Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea [MAY 27, 2020]
  18. SLEEP : The Effect Of Armodafinil On Sleep Spindles In Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Secondary Analysis Of A Randomized Placebo-controlled Trial [MAY 27, 2020]
  19. SLEEP : The Effects of Diabetes on Obstructive Sleep Apnea Severity and Progression: A Propensity Score Analysis [MAY 27, 2020]
  20. HCP Live : No Effect on Liver Markers from CPAP Type for Sleep Apnea Patients [MAY 22, 2020]
  21. Journal of Sleep Research : Interhemispheric sleep depth coherence predicts driving safety in sleep apnea [MAY 21, 2020]
  22. Cranio : Effects of sleep position on the treatment response of oral appliance for obstructive sleep apnea [MAY 13, 2020]
  23. Respiratory Research : Role of rhinomanometry in the prediction of therapeutic positive airway pressure for obstructive sleep apnea [MAY 13, 2020]
  24. Journal of Electrocardiology : Association between central sleep apnea and atrial fibrillation/flutter in Japanese-American men: The Kuakini Honolulu Heart Program (HHP) and Honolulu-Asia Aging Study (HAAS) [MAY 12, 2020]
  25. British Dental Journal : Obstructive sleep apnoea and the role of the dental team [MAY 8, 2020]