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By: Tamara Sellman, RPSGT, CCSH on May 15th, 2020

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Recent Sleep Apnea News, May 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. Endocrinology Advisor : Improvement of Sleep Apnea and Sleep Patterns May Improve Glycemic Control in Black Patients [MAY 7, 2020]
  2. Scientific Reports : Genetic basis of sleep bruxism and sleep apnea—response to a medical puzzle [MAY 4, 2020]
  3. Sleep Medicine : Does CPAP treat depressive symptoms in individuals with OSA? An analysis of two 12-week randomized sham CPAP-controlled trials [MAY 4, 2020]
  4. Heliyon : Maxillomandibular advancement in edentulous patients as a treatment option for obstructive sleep apnea: report of two cases and a proposed treatment protocol [APR 29, 2020]
  5. Medscape : Ticagrelor Not Linked to Sleep Apnea [APR 28, 2020]
  6. The Laryngoscope : The Value of Oxygen Desaturation Index for Diagnosing Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Systematic Review [APR 25, 2020]
  7. Annals of Dermatology : Rosacea and Use of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Mask for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome: Report of Five Cases [APR 24, 2020]
  8. KEI Journals : Update on Reversibility of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Consequences [APR 24, 2020]
  9. American Academy of Sleep Medicine : 3D face photos could be a sleep apnea screening tool [APR 23, 2020]
  10. Clinical Otolaryngology : Sleep Apnea is Associated with Hearing Impairment: the Paris Prospective Study 3 [APR 23, 2020]
  11. Inspire : Inspire Medical Systems Announces FDA Approval of Expanded Age Range for Inspire Therapy [APR 21, 2020]
  12. JAMA : Effects of Wait Times on Treatment Adherence and Clinical Outcomes in Patients With Severe Sleep-Disordered Breathing [APR 20, 2020]
  13. Sleep Medicine : Impact of nasal resistance on the distribution of apneas and hypopneas in Obstructive Sleep Apnea [APR 17, 2020]
  14. CHEST : Defining Extreme Phenotypes of Obstructive Sleep Apnea across International Sleep Centers [APR 15, 2020]
  15. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine : DISE-PAP: a method for troubleshooting residual AHI elevation despite positive pressure therapy [APR 15, 2020]
  16. Sleep Review : NextGen Diaphragm Pacing Transmitter for Central Sleep Apnea Earns FDA Approval [APR 15, 2020]
  17. Scientific Reports : Difference in spectral power density of sleep EEG between patients with simple snoring and those with obstructive sleep apnoea [APR 9, 2020]
  18. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine : Diagnosis of Sleep Apnea Without Sensors on the Patient's Face [APR 8, 2020]
  19. Sleep Review : Why I Prescribe Positional Obstructive Sleep Apnea Therapies to My Patients [APR 8, 2020]
  20. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine : A Sleep Apnea Prediction Model Developed for African Americans, the Jackson Heart Sleep Study [APR 6, 2020]
  21. Virginia Tech : Undiagnosed Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers: Application of STOP-Bang [APR 6, 2020]
  22. Updates in Sleep Neurology and Obstructive Sleep Apnea : Surgical Treatment Options for Obstructive Sleep Apnea [APR 2, 2020]
  23. Healio : CPAP use linked to higher incidence of dry eye [MAR 30, 2020]
  24. Orthodontic Products : An Orthodontist and a Good Night's Sleep [MAR 30, 2020]
  25. Heart & Lung : Treatment of Central Sleep Apnea in Heart Failure Patients [MAR 29, 2020]