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Sex Differences in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Phenotypes, the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis.

Sleep 2019 Nov 5. Epub 2019 Nov 5.

Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/sleep/zsz274DOI Listing
November 2019

The hypoxic burden: a novel sleep apnoea severity metric and a predictor of cardiovascular mortality-Reply to 'The hypoxic burden: also known as the desaturation severity parameter'.

Eur Heart J 2019 Sep;40(35):2994-2995

Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 221 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehz273DOI Listing
September 2019

Hypoxic burden captures sleep apnoea-specific nocturnal hypoxaemia.

Eur Heart J 2019 Sep;40(35):2989-2990

Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 221 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehz274DOI Listing
September 2019

Structure and severity of pharyngeal obstruction determine oral appliance efficacy in sleep apnoea.

J Physiol 2019 Sep 10. Epub 2019 Sep 10.

Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders, Departments of Medicine and Neurology, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1113/JP278164DOI Listing
September 2019

Loop gain in REM versus non-REM sleep using CPAP manipulation: A pilot study.

Respirology 2019 Aug 18;24(8):805-808. Epub 2019 Jun 18.

Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/resp.13608DOI Listing
August 2019

Quantifying the magnitude of pharyngeal obstruction during sleep using airflow shape.

Eur Respir J 2019 Jul 4;54(1). Epub 2019 Jul 4.

Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders, Dept of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://erj.ersjournals.com/lookup/doi/10.1183/13993003.02262
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1183/13993003.02262-2018DOI Listing
July 2019

The Combination of Atomoxetine and Oxybutynin Greatly Reduces Obstructive Sleep Apnea Severity. A Randomized, Placebo-controlled, Double-Blind Crossover Trial.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2019 May;199(10):1267-1276

1 Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders, Departments of Medicine and Neurology, Brigham & Women's Hospital & Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1164/rccm.201808-1493OCDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6519859PMC
May 2019

Reply to Patel and Althouse: Robust Methods Are Needed to Evaluate the Pharmacologic Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2019 May;199(10):1295-1296

1 Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1164/rccm.201901-0072LEDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6519856PMC
May 2019

Retropalatal and retroglossal airway compliance in patients with obstructive sleep apnea.

Respir Physiol Neurobiol 2018 12 18;258:98-103. Epub 2018 Jun 18.

Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders, Departments of Medicine and Neurology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resp.2018.06.008DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6251727PMC
December 2018

Neural memory of the genioglossus muscle during sleep is stage-dependent in healthy subjects and obstructive sleep apnoea patients.

J Physiol 2018 11 4;596(21):5163-5173. Epub 2018 Sep 4.

Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders, Departments of Medicine and Neurology, Brigham & Women's Hospital & Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1113/JP276618DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6209751PMC
November 2018

Breath-holding as a means to estimate the loop gain contribution to obstructive sleep apnoea.

J Physiol 2018 09 6;596(17):4043-4056. Epub 2018 Jul 6.

Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders, Departments of Medicine and Neurology, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1113/JP276206DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6117550PMC
September 2018

Phenotyping Pharyngeal Pathophysiology using Polysomnography in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2018 05;197(9):1187-1197

1 Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1164/rccm.201707-1435OCDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6019932PMC
May 2018

Predicting epiglottic collapse in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea.

Eur Respir J 2017 09 20;50(3). Epub 2017 Sep 20.

Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1183/13993003.00345-2017DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5915305PMC
September 2017

Effect of 4-Aminopyridine on Genioglossus Muscle Activity during Sleep in Healthy Adults.

Ann Am Thorac Soc 2017 Jul;14(7):1177-1183

1 Department of Medicine and Department of Neurology, Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders, Brigham & Women's Hospital & Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1513/AnnalsATS.201701-006OCDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5566293PMC
July 2017

Heritability of Heart Rate Response to Arousals in Twins.

Sleep 2017 06;40(6)

Department of Medicine and Center for Sleep and Circadian Neurobiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/sleep/zsx055DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6075176PMC
June 2017

Effects of Tiagabine on Slow Wave Sleep and Arousal Threshold in Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea.

Sleep 2017 Feb;40(2)

Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders, Departments of Medicine and Neurology, Brigham & Women's Hospital & Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/sleep/zsw047DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6084757PMC
February 2017

Estimation of Pharyngeal Collapsibility During Sleep by Peak Inspiratory Airflow.

Sleep 2017 Jan;40(1)

Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/sleep/zsw005DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6084748PMC
January 2017

Arousal Intensity is a Distinct Pathophysiological Trait in Obstructive Sleep Apnea.

Sleep 2016 Dec 1;39(12):2091-2100. Epub 2016 Dec 1.

Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA), and the School of Medical Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5665/sleep.6304DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5103797PMC
December 2016

Desipramine improves upper airway collapsibility and reduces OSA severity in patients with minimal muscle compensation.

Eur Respir J 2016 11 6;48(5):1340-1350. Epub 2016 Oct 6.

Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders, Depts of Medicine and Neurology, Brigham & Women's Hospital & Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1183/13993003.00823-2016DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5437721PMC
November 2016

Arousal Responses during Overnight Polysomnography and their Reproducibility in Healthy Young Adults.

Sleep 2015 Aug 1;38(8):1313-21. Epub 2015 Aug 1.

Center for Sleep and Circadian Neurobiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5665/sleep.4916DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4507737PMC
August 2015

Relationship between arousal intensity and heart rate response to arousal.

Sleep 2014 Apr 1;37(4):645-53. Epub 2014 Apr 1.

YRT Ltd, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada ; Sleep Disorders Centre, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada ; Sleep Center, Foothills Medical Centre, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5665/sleep.3560DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4044744PMC
April 2014

A comparison between recording sites of snoring sounds in relation to upper airway obstruction.

Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2012 ;2012:4246-9

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada.

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http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/6346904/
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/EMBC.2012.6346904DOI Listing
August 2013

Acoustical flow estimation in patients with obstructive sleep apnea during sleep.

Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2012 ;2012:3640-3

Institute of Biomaterial and Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada.

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http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/6346755/
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/EMBC.2012.6346755DOI Listing
July 2013

Contribution of arousal from sleep to postevent tachycardia in patients with obstructive sleep apnea.

Sleep 2013 Jun 1;36(6):881-9. Epub 2013 Jun 1.

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5665/sleep.2716DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3649830PMC
June 2013

Snoring sounds variability as a signature of obstructive sleep apnea.

Med Eng Phys 2013 Apr 21;35(4):479-85. Epub 2012 Jul 21.

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB R3T 5V6, Canada.

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http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S135045331200169
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.medengphy.2012.06.013DOI Listing
April 2013

Intra-subject variability of snoring sounds in relation to body position, sleep stage, and blood oxygen level.

Med Biol Eng Comput 2013 Apr 27;51(4):429-39. Epub 2012 Dec 27.

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s11517-012-1011-8
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11517-012-1011-8DOI Listing
April 2013

Respiratory flow-sound relationship during both wakefulness and sleep and its variation in relation to sleep apnea.

Ann Biomed Eng 2013 Mar 13;41(3):537-46. Epub 2012 Nov 13.

Institute of Biomaterial and Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s10439-012-0692-3
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10439-012-0692-3DOI Listing
March 2013

Do anthropometric parameters change the characteristics of snoring sound?

Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2011 ;2011:1749-52

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3T

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IEMBS.2011.6090500DOI Listing
June 2012

Automatic and unsupervised snore sound extraction from respiratory sound signals.

IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 2011 May 29;58(5):1156-62. Epub 2010 Jul 29.

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB R3T5V6, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TBME.2010.2061846DOI Listing
May 2011

Unsupervised classification of respiratory sound signal into snore/no-snore classes.

Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2010 ;2010:3666-9

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada, R3T 5V6.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IEMBS.2010.5627650DOI Listing
April 2011