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SLEEP APNEA / SLEEP DISORDERS DENTISTRY ARTICLES

   
American Academy of Sleep Medicine - Practice Parameters for the Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea with Oral Appliances. Published February, 2006 SLEEP   Henke, Kathe G. et al. An Oral Elastic Mandibular Advancement Device for Obstructive Sleep Apnea American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2000: 161; 420-425   Masa, Juan. Habitually Sleepy Drivers Have a High Frequency of  Automobile Crashes Associated with Respiratory  Disorders during Sleep. Am J Respir Crit Care Med.  2000; 162: 1407–1412.
         
     
Rogers, Robert R. DMD. Sleep, Breathing, and Orthodontics Sleep Review Magazine November, 2006   Roux, Francoise MD et al. Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders and Cardiovascular Disease American Journal of Medicine 2001; 108    

 

PEDIATRIC OSA ARTICLES

 
Aviv D. Goldbart, Julie L et. al. Differential Expression of Cysteinyl Leukotriene Receptors 1 and 2 in Tonsils of Children With Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome or Recurrent Infection Chest 2005   Chervin, Ronald, MD, MS, et al.  Inattention, Hyperactivity, and Symptoms of Sleep-Disorderred Breathing.  Pediatrics. 2002;109(3): 449-456.
     
 
Gozal, David and Burnside, Marilee Increased Upper Airway Collapsibility in Children with Obstructive Sleep Apnea during Wakefulness. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care medicine vol169 2004  

McLaughlin Crabtree, Valerie PhD.  Health-related Quality of Life and Depressive Symptoms in Children with Suspected Sleep-Disordered Breathing.  Sleep. 2004; 27 (6): 1131-1137.

 

ECCOVISION - PHARYNGOMETER / RHINOMETER ARTICLES

   
Gelardi, Matteo et al. Acoustic Pharyngometry: Clinical and Instrumental Correlations in Sleep Disorders - Brazilian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology 2007;73(2):257-65   Houser, Steven M. MD et al. Acoustic rhinometry findings in patients with mild sleep apnea Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery 2002   Kamal, Ibrahim.  Test-retest validity of acoustic pharyngometry measurements. Otolaryngol Head and Neck Surgery.  February, 2004; 130: 223-228.
         
   
Kamal, Ibrahim.  Acoustic Pharyngometry patterns of snoring and obstructive sleep apnea patients.  Otolaryngol Head and Neck Surgery.  2004; 130: 58-66.   Mamikoglu, Bulent et al.  An Interpretation Method for Objective Assessment of Nasal Congestion With Acoustic Rhinometry. Laryngoscope. May, 2002;112: 926-930.   Singh, Gurdev Dave & Olmos, Steven D.D.S. - Use of a sibilant phoneme registration protocol to prevent upper airway collapse in patients with TMD.  Sleep and Breathing s11325-007-0104-3
         
     
Viviano, John S. DDS.  Acoustic Reflection: Review and Clinical Applications for Sleep-Disordered Breathing.  Sleep and Breathing.  2002;6.3: 129-149.   Pamela Deyoung and Atul Malhotra at Harvard/Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston.  Pharyngometry and the ability to identify / predict OSA based on the Minimum Cross-Sectional Area (MCA)    

 

VOCAL STUDIES WITH ACOUSTIC PHARYNGOMETER

 
Xue, Steve & Hao, Grace Jianping Changes in the Human Vocal Tract Due to Aging and the Acoustic Correlates of Speech Production. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research Vol.46 689-701 June 2003. doi:10.1044/1092-4388(2003/054)  

Xue, Steve & Hao G. Jianping. Normative Standards for Vocal Tract Dimensions by Race as Measured by Acoustic Pharyngometry. Journal of Voice Volume 20 Issue 3 September 2006, Pages 391-400

 

EMBLETTA X100 AMBULATORY SLEEP STUDY

Alymow G, Töpfer V, El-Sebai MA, El-Kholy MGA, Konietzko N,Teschler H. Comparison of a portable respiratory-only polygramme with simultaneous polysomnography. ERS 2001. Poster Session 76. Berlin. Germany

Christ M, Grimm W, Rostig S, Klima T, Fenske H, Becker HF, Vogelmeier C, Maisch B. Association of right ventricular dysfunction and Cheyne-Stokes respiration in patients with chronic heart failure. Journal of Sleep Research. 2003;12:161-167

Dingli K, Coleman EL, Vennelle M, Finch SP, Wraith PK, Mackay TW, Douglas NJ. Evaluation of a portable device for diagnosing the sleep apnoea/hypopnoea syndrome. Sleep Centre, Royal Infirmary NHS Trust, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. Eur Respir J. 2003 Feb;21(2):253-9.

Douglas NJ. Home diagnosis of the obstructive sleep apnoea/hypopnoea syndrome. The University of Edinburgh, Respiratory Medicine Unit, Scotland, UK. Sleep Medicine Reviews. 2003 Feb;7(1):53-59.

RTI International. Technology Assessment: Effectiveness of Portable Monitoring Devices for Diagnosing Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Update of a Systematic Review. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, MD, USA. 2004 September.