189,485 results match your criteria Sleep Diagnosis and Therapy[Journal]
J Oral Rehabil 2018 Dec 16. Epub 2018 Dec 16.
Southern Medical University, Savaid Medical School, University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Background: Erosive tooth wear (ETW) has become a crucial oral health problem over the decades in China.
Objectives: To explore the prevalence and risk indicators of ETW among adolescents in Guangzhou, south China.
Methods: A cross-sectional survey of 720 participants was conducted in Guangzhou, using an equal-sized, stratified, multistage random sampling approach. Read More
Sleep Breath 2018 Dec 15. Epub 2018 Dec 15.
Children's Hospital Los Angeles, 4650 Sunset Blvd., #83, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
Purpose: Overweight and obese children have demonstrated reduced rapid eye movement (REM) sleep, affecting energy balance regulation and predisposition to weight gain. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a known cause of decreased REM sleep. The purpose of this study is to examine the association between the percentage of REM sleep, BMI z-score, and OSA severity in overweight and obese adolescents. Read More
Support Care Cancer 2018 Dec 15. Epub 2018 Dec 15.
Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2220 Pierce Avenue, 777 Preston Research Building, Nashville, TN, 37232, USA.
Purpose: Neuroinflammation and central sensitization from cancer and its therapy may result in chronic systemic symptoms (CSS) such as fatigue, sleep disturbance, chronic widespread pain, mood disorders, neuropsychiatric symptoms, and temperature dysregulation. We undertook a cross-sectional study of CSS in head and neck cancer (HNC) survivors to determine their frequency, severity, and impact.
Methods: HNC patients without evidence of recurrence who were at least 12 months post-treatment completed a one-time battery of self-report measures including the Vanderbilt Head and Neck Symptom survey plus the General Symptom Subscale, the Body Image Quality of Life Inventory, Neurotoxicity Rating Scale, the Profile of Mood States, and a five-item quality of life measure. Read More
Inj Prev 2018 Dec 15. Epub 2018 Dec 15.
Faculty of Health Sciences, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada.
Background: The majority of shift workers experience insufficient sleep as a result of their employment. Insufficient sleep is associated with impaired neurocognitive functioning, affecting key skills required for driving, resulting in shift workers experiencing a disproportionate burden of RTC injuries and fatalities. Yet, to our knowledge, no systematic literature review (SLR) exists to critically appraise and synthesise evidence on the determinants of fitness to drive (assessed on-road) and driving performance (assessed in a driving simulator) in shift workers with insufficient sleep. Read More
Thorax 2018 Dec 15. Epub 2018 Dec 15.
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care, Pittsburgh Heart, Lung and Blood Vascular Medicine Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Seizure 2018 Nov 29;64:45-49. Epub 2018 Nov 29.
School of Medicine, College of Medical & Veterinary Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom; Paediatric Neurosciences Research Group & EEG Department, Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow, United Kingdom. Electronic address:
Purpose: To evaluate the clinical utility of the ambulatory electroencephalogram (AEEG) in children.
Method: Data from 199 consecutive referrals for a paediatric AEEG were reviewed retrospectively. Information was gathered on various aspects of the referral process, the characteristics of the children referred and the reasons for referral. Read More
Sleep Med 2018 Nov 22;54:134-141. Epub 2018 Nov 22.
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, College of Public Health, Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou, Henan, PR China. Electronic address:
Objective: To estimate the prevalence of poor sleep quality and identify related factors by gender in the Chinese rural population.
Methods: Overall, 27424 subjects (10881 males and 16543 females) aged 18-79 years were enrolled from the Henan Rural Cohort Study. Sleep quality was evaluated by the standard Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI) and global score>5 was classified as poor sleep quality. Read More
Sleep Med 2018 Nov 17;54:126-133. Epub 2018 Nov 17.
Department of Neuromedicine and Movement Science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), N-7491 Trondheim, Norway; Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, St. Olavs Hospital, N-7006 Trondheim, Norway.
Background: The relationship between insomnia and objectively measured obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) severity has not previously been investigated in both genders in the general population. The main aim of this population-based polysomnography (PSG) study was to evaluate the cross-sectional association between severity of OSA and DSM-V insomnia and insomnia severity.
Methods: A random sample of 1200 participants in the third Nord-Trøndelag Health Study (HUNT3) was invited and 213 (18%) aged between 21 and 82 years underwent an ambulatory PSG, a semi-structured interview, and a sleep-specific questionnaire. Read More
Sleep Med 2018 Nov 14;54:121-125. Epub 2018 Nov 14.
Department of Epidemiology, Nara Medical University School of Medicine, Nara, Japan.
Objectives: To evaluate the associations between pre-awake light (PAL) exposure and subjective and objective measures of sleep quality.
Methods: In this cross-sectional study of 1108 elderly participants (mean age, 71.9 years), we measured bedroom light intensity using a bedside light meter for two nights and sleep quality using actigraphy and a questionnaire. Read More
Gait Posture 2018 Dec 6;68:311-316. Epub 2018 Dec 6.
Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, Cleveland Clinic, Las Vegas, NV, USA; Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford University, USA. Electronic address:
Background: The etiology of freezing of gait in Parkinson's disease (PD) is yet to be clarified. Non-motor risk factors including cognitive impairment, sleep disturbance and mood disorders have been shown in freezing of gait.
Research Question: We aimed to determine the predictive value of non-motor features in freezing of gait development. Read More
J Crit Care 2018 Dec 8;50:188-194. Epub 2018 Dec 8.
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy and Sleep Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, United States.
Introduction: Despite international guidelines, regional differences in treatment of vasodilatory shock remain. We characterized these differences using data from Angiotensin II in High Output Shock (ATHOS-3) trial.
Methods: The 321 patients treated in the ATHOS-3 trial were included. Read More
Respir Physiol Neurobiol 2018 Dec 13. Epub 2018 Dec 13.
Department of Medicine, Bnai-Zion Medical Centre, Haifa, Israel; Rappaport School of Medicine, Technion Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel. Electronic address:
Introduction: In addition to dyscoordination of upper airway dilator muscles activity, sleep may also alter the pattern of intra-muscular activation of single motor units (SMUs). Such changes should be identifiable by a state dependent change in EMG power spectrum, i.e. Read More
J Shoulder Elbow Surg 2018 Dec 13. Epub 2018 Dec 13.
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA.
Background: Shoulder arthroscopy is a common orthopedic procedure typically performed on an outpatient basis. Occasionally, patients require an unplanned hospital admission. An understanding of the incidence and risk factors for admission after shoulder arthroscopy may assist surgeons in determining which patients may be susceptible to unplanned admission after surgery. Read More
Neuroscience 2018 Dec 13. Epub 2018 Dec 13.
Biosensor National Special Laboratory, Key Laboratory for Biomedical Engineering of Education Ministry, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310027, China. Electronic address:
γ oscillations (30-120 Hz) are generated intrinsically within local networks in the mammalian olfactory bulb (OB). The OB directly receives peripheral input from olfactory sensory neurons (OSNs) that can respond to nasal airflow, and centrifugal input from neuromodulatory systems whose activities are affected by the behavioral states of animal. How peripheral and centrifugal input dynamically modulate γ oscillations is unclear. Read More
Sleep Med 2018 Oct 17. Epub 2018 Oct 17.
Department of Neuroscience, Sleep Research Laboratory, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden.
Am J Otolaryngol 2018 Dec 6. Epub 2018 Dec 6.
The Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, The First Hospital of Jilin University, Changchun, 130000, Jilin Province, China. Electronic address:
Purpose: To explore the impact of H-uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (H-UPPP) in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) and gain insights into the potential mechanism underlying improvement by H-UPPP.
Methods: In a cohort of 11 OSAS patients, computational fluid dynamics (CFD) models of the upper airway were obtained using commercial software from computed tomography (CT) datasets before and after H-UPPP. Morphological and numerical parameters were respectively computed and compared during the peak tidal inspiratory flow. Read More
Am J Infect Control 2018 Dec 12. Epub 2018 Dec 12.
Duke University School of Nursing, Durham, NC.
Background: Hand hygiene compliance is low among anesthesia providers in the operating room, which places patients at risk of preventable infections. The goal of this project was to improve hand hygiene compliance by educating anesthesia providers on the World Health Organization's 5 indications for hand hygiene, and increasing access to hand hygiene products in the operating room.
Methods: Observations of hand hygiene in the operating room took place in 3 phases: preimplementation, postimplementation, and 60 days postimplementation. Read More
Sleep Med Rev 2018 Nov 16;43:106-117. Epub 2018 Nov 16.
Department of Women's and Children's Health, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, New Zealand. Electronic address:
This review aimed to better understand the underlying physiology of the risks and benefits of bed-sharing. Eight databases were searched using terms relating to adult-infant/baby, bed-sharing/co-sleeping combined with outcome terms for physiology, sleep, cardiovascular, respiratory, temperature and behaviour. Of 836 papers identified, 59 papers representing 48 cohorts met inclusion criteria. Read More
Sleep Med 2018 Nov 19;54:116-120. Epub 2018 Nov 19.
Department of Neurology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:
Background: This study investigated the protective effect of rapid eye movement (REM) sleep without atonia against obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in patients with idiopathic REM sleep behavior disorder (RBD).
Methods: In this case-control study, patients with idiopathic RBD and OSA (RBD-OSA) were consecutively enrolled and OSA controls without RBD were matched for age, sex, and apnea-hypopnea index (AHI). Clinical and polysomnographic characteristics were compared between RBD-OSA patients and OSA controls. Read More
Contemp Clin Trials 2018 Dec 12. Epub 2018 Dec 12.
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Box 356490, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195-6490, USA; VA Puget Sound Healthcare System, 1660 S. Columbian Way, RCS-117, Seattle, WA 98108, USA. Electronic address:
Background And Objectives: Chronic pain is a highly prevalent and potentially disabling condition in Veterans who have had a traumatic brain injury (TBI) and access to non-pharmacological pain treatments such as cognitive behavioral therapy is limited and variable. The purpose of this randomized controlled trial (RCT) is to evaluate the efficacy of a telephone-delivered cognitive behavioral therapy (T-CBT) for pain in Veterans with a history of TBI.
Methods: Veterans with a history of TBI and chronic pain of at least six months duration (N = 160) will be randomized to either T-CBT or a telephone-delivered pain psychoeducational active control condition (T-Ed). Read More
Neurobiol Learn Mem 2018 Dec 12. Epub 2018 Dec 12.
Department of Psychology and Logopedics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki, 00014 Helsinki, Finland.
ADHD and its subclinical symptoms have been associated with both disturbed sleep and weakened overnight memory consolidation. As sleep spindle activity during NREM sleep plays a key role in both sleep maintenance and memory consolidation, we examined the association between subclinical ADHD symptoms and sleep spindle activity. Furthermore, we hypothesized that sleep spindle activity mediates the effect of ADHD symptoms on overnight learning outcome in a procedural memory task. Read More
Neurobiol Learn Mem 2018 Dec 12. Epub 2018 Dec 12.
Department of Psychology and Logopedics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland.
Background: Sleep facilitates the extraction of semantic regularities amongst newly encoded memories, which may also lead to increased false memories. We investigated sleep stage proportions and sleep spindles in the recollection of adolescents' false memories, and their potential sex-specific differences.
Methods: 196 adolescents (mean age 16. Read More
Chest 2018 Dec 12. Epub 2018 Dec 12.
Trauma, Critical Care and Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC 28203.
Percutaneous dilatational tracheotomy (PDT) has become increasingly popular and gained widespread acceptance. The modern PDT procedure has also evolved to whereby it can be safely performed by surgeons and non-surgeons in the intensive care unit (ICU). Moreover, bedside PDT has proven clinical outcomes and can save hospital resources. Read More
Diabet Med 2018 Dec 15. Epub 2018 Dec 15.
Department of Social Sciences and Health Policy, Wake Forest School of Medicine.
Aims: To examine (1) the prevalence of depressive symptoms in women with Type 2 diabetes, (2) the associations between depressive symptoms and the following dependent variables: sleep disturbance; physical activity; physical health-related; and global quality of life, and (3) the potential moderating effects of antidepressants and optimism on the relationship between depressive symptoms and dependent variables.
Methods: Participants in the Women's Health Initiative who had Type 2 diabetes and data on depressive symptoms (N=8895) were included in the analyses. In multivariable linear regression models controlling for sociodemographic, medical and psychosocial covariates, we examined the main effect of depressive symptoms, as well as the interactions between depressive symptoms and antidepressant use, and between depressive symptoms and optimism, on sleep disturbance, physical activity, physical health-related quality of life and global quality of life. Read More
Drugs R D 2018 Dec 14. Epub 2018 Dec 14.
Pharmacovigilance, MSD K.K., Tokyo, Japan.
Background: We report on the results of a Japanese postmarketing drug-use survey of suvorexant (Belsomra) tablets.
Methods: A survey with a ≤ 6-month observation period after the start of administration was conducted, targeting insomnia patients who were treated with suvorexant for the first time in Japan. Information on the safety and efficacy of the drug product was collected. Read More
Sleep Breath 2018 Dec 14. Epub 2018 Dec 14.
School of Medicine, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil.
Purpose: Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is highly prevalent among patients with coronary artery disease (CAD). The relationship between the severity of OSA and the severity of CAD has not been entirely established. The objective was to explore the type of correlation existent between the apnea-hypopnea index and the Gensini score, which provides granularity in terms of CAD extension and severity, in search of a dose-response relationship. Read More
Sci Rep 2018 Dec 14;8(1):17885. Epub 2018 Dec 14.
Department of Neurology, University Hospital (Inselspital) and University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.
Sleep spindles are thalamocortical oscillations associated with several behavioural and clinical phenomena. In clinical populations, spindle activity has been shown to be reduced in schizophrenia, as well as after thalamic stroke. Automatic spindle detection algorithms present the only feasible way to systematically examine individual spindle characteristics. Read More
Sci Rep 2018 Dec 14;8(1):17861. Epub 2018 Dec 14.
Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA.
Sleep and emotion are both powerful modulators of the long-term stability of episodic memories, but precisely how these factors interact remains unresolved. We assessed changes in item recognition, contextual memory, and affective tone for negative and neutral memories across a 12 h interval containing sleep or wakefulness in 71 human volunteers. Our data indicate a sleep-dependent stabilization of negative contextual memories, in a way not seen for neutral memories, item recognition, or across wakefulness. Read More
Neurology 2018 Dec 14. Epub 2018 Dec 14.
From the Departments of Medicine (S.S., Z.C., A.P., C.J.R., N.C.J., C.F., P.P., P.K., T.J.O.), Neurology (S.S., E.J.W., A.P., C.H., J.C., C.J.R., R.Y., C.F., P.P., P.K., T.J.O.), and Respiratory and Sleep Disorders Medicine (T.M., J.G.), The Royal Melbourne Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Parkville; Department of Neuroscience (S.S., Z.C., A.P., N.C.J., C.F., P.P., P.K., T.J.O.), Central Clinical School, Monash University; Department of Neurology (S.S., A.P., P.P., P.K., T.J.O.), The Alfred Hospital; and Neuropsychiatry Unit (S.F., D.V.), The Royal Melbourne Hospital and Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre, Australia.
Objective: To examine the prevalence and risk factors of sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) in individuals with epilepsy and psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES).
Methods: We conducted a cross-sectional study of consecutive patients admitted for inpatient video-EEG monitoring at The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia, between December 1, 2011, and July 31, 2017. Participants underwent routine clinical investigations during their monitoring period including polysomnography, neurocognitive testing, and screening instruments of daytime somnolence, sleep quality, and quality of life. Read More
BMJ Open 2018 Dec 14;8(12):e024086. Epub 2018 Dec 14.
Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Objective: This systematic review and meta-analysis aim to evaluate the risk factors associated with postoperative opioid-induced respiratory depression (OIRD).
Design: Systematic review and meta-analysis.
Data Sources: PubMed-MEDLINE, MEDLINE in-process, EMBASE, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, PubMed and Clinicaltrials. Read More
BMJ Open 2018 Dec 14;8(12):e023188. Epub 2018 Dec 14.
Director Office, Zhejiang Provincial Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China.
Objective: To analyse the independent and combined associations of postlunch napping duration and night-time sleep duration with risk of cognitive impairment among Chinese elderly.
Design: A cross-sectional study.
Setting: We analysed the data from Zhejiang Ageing and Health Cohort, a population-based survey of seven counties located in Zhejiang province in eastern China. Read More
Schizophr Res 2018 Dec 11. Epub 2018 Dec 11.
The Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, 500 Hofstra Blvd, Hempstead, NY 11549, USA; Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, 350 Community Dr, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA.; Department of Psychiatry, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine, 500 Hofstra Blvd, Hempstead, NY 11549, USA.. Electronic address:
Introduction: Technology-delivered healthcare interventions may enhance dissemination of evidence-based treatments in low-resource areas. These interventions may be accessed 'on-demand,' including after hours. Patients with schizophrenia do engage with technological aids but when/how they would utilize these tools is not known. Read More
Sleep Med 2018 Nov 23. Epub 2018 Nov 23.
Department of Hygiene and Public Health, Nippon Medical School, 1-1-5 Sendagi, Bunkyo-Ku, Tokyo 113-8602, Japan. Electronic address:
Sleep Med 2018 Nov 1. Epub 2018 Nov 1.
Université Laval, Quebec City, QC, Canada.
Sleep Med 2018 Nov 2. Epub 2018 Nov 2.
Department of Medical Sciences, Respiratory, Allergy and Sleep Research, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden.
Eur J Sport Sci 2018 Dec 14:1-8. Epub 2018 Dec 14.
a Laboratoire Mobilité Vieillissement Exercice (MOVE)-EA6314, Faculty of Sport Sciences , University of Poitiers , Poitiers , France.
Exercise training during evening may disturb sleep patterns and hinder recovery process. The present study aimed to examine the effect of whole body cryotherapy (WBC) exposure after training in the evening on sleep quality and night heart rate variability (HRV). A total of 22 physically active men were randomized to undergo either WBC (3-min at -40°C, wind speed of 2. Read More
Arch Iran Med 2018 Nov 1;21(11):524-529. Epub 2018 Nov 1.
Pars Advanced and Minimally Invasive Medical Manners Research Center, Pars Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
Background: Having good quality of sleep is essential to good health. Sleep disorders could incur intangible expenses. The aim of this cross-sectional study was to evaluate the Persian version of the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI-P) questionnaire administered to 3 categories of workers (clinical personnel, clerical staff, and logistics workers) in a private hospital located in Tehran, Iran. Read More
Brain Sci 2018 Dec 13;8(12). Epub 2018 Dec 13.
JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute, Edison, NJ 08820, USA.
Sleep disturbance after traumatic brain injury (TBI) has received growing interest in recent years, garnering many publications. Insomnia is highly prevalent within the mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) population and is a subtle, frequently persistent complaint that often goes undiagnosed. For individuals with mTBI, problems with sleep can compromise the recovery process and impede social reintegration. Read More
Biomed Pharmacother 2019 Jan 28;109:2218-2227. Epub 2018 Nov 28.
Jeonnam Bioindustry Foundation, Jeonnam Institute of Natural Resources Research (JINR), Jeollanamdo 59338, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:
The present study was conducted to investigate the sedative and hypnotic activities of Vaccinium bracteatum Thunb. fruit (VBFW) in an animal model and to identify the underlying mechanisms of its action. VBFW exhibited sedative effects through a reduction in the locomotor activity in the open field test (OFT). Read More
Biomed Pharmacother 2019 Jan 26;109:1851-1859. Epub 2018 Nov 26.
Department Five of Respiratory Medicine, the First Affiliated Hospital of Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou, 450052, China.
Background: Long non-coding RNA (lncRNA) distal-less homeobox 6 antisense 1 (DLX6-AS1) was reported to be dysregulated in lung cancer. However, detailed roles of DLX6-AS1 in the pathogenesis of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) were largely unknown.
Methods: The expression of DLX6-AS1 was measured in NSCLC tissues and cells by quantitative real-time PCR (qRT-PCR). Read More
Biomed Pharmacother 2019 Jan 14;109:1563-1568. Epub 2018 Nov 14.
Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; Iranian National Center for Addiction Studies, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; Institute for Cognitive Science Studies (ICSS), Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:
Harmane, as a neuromodulator, implicates in the learning and memory processes. However, rapid eye movement (REM) sleep deprivation negatively affects these processes. Here, we investigated the effects of harmane (2. Read More
Psychiatry Res 2018 Dec 25;270:705-714. Epub 2018 Oct 25.
Department of Psychiatry, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China.
Circadian rhythm disruption, manifested as circadian misalignment, difficulty initiating sleep, and sleep-wake irregularity, is often left unrecognized in patients with schizophrenia. Studies have shown multiple adverse consequences of sleep irregularity, but limited data is available on schizophrenia. This is a secondary analysis of a case-control study of 66 schizophrenia patients with delayed sleep-wake phase (with or without meeting criteria for the disorder) and normal sleep-wake phase (mean age = 44. Read More
Sleep 2018 Dec 14. Epub 2018 Dec 14.
Sleep 2018 Dec 14. Epub 2018 Dec 14.
Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Münster, Germany.
Study Objectives: Periodic limb movements in sleep (PLMS) are frequent motor phenomena; however, population-based data are scarce. We assessed the prevalence of PLMS and factors associated with PLMS within two German population-based cohorts, the SHIP-TREND and BiDirect.
Methods: Single-night polysomnography was performed on 1107 subjects recruited from the general population (mean age: 52. Read More
Neoplasia 2018 Dec 11;21(1):132-145. Epub 2018 Dec 11.
Department of Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210; The James Comprehensive Cancer Center, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210. Electronic address:
The organization of the extracellular matrix has a profound impact on cancer development and progression. The matrix becomes aligned throughout tumor progression, providing "highways" for tumor cell invasion. Aligned matrix is associated with breast density and is a negative prognostic factor in several cancers; however, the underlying mechanisms regulating this reorganization remain poorly understood. Read More
J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 2018 Dec 11. Epub 2018 Dec 11.
Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA.
Am J Ther 2018 Dec 7. Epub 2018 Dec 7.
Al-Manara CAP Centre, KCMH, Kuwait and Tufts University, Medford.
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2018 Dec 14. Epub 2018 Dec 14.
Institut für Biomedizinische Technik, TU Dresden.
Background-The objective of this study was to quantify repolarization lability and its association with sex, sleep stage and cardiovascular mortality. Methods-We analyzed polysomnographic recordings of 2,263 participants enrolled in the Sleep heart health study (SHHS-2). Beat-to-beat QT interval variability (QTV) was quantified for consecutive epochs of 5 minutes according to the dominant sleep stage (AWAKE, NREM2, NREM3, REM). Read More
Lin Chung Er Bi Yan Hou Tou Jing Wai Ke Za Zhi 2018 Dec;32(23):1817-1820
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Affiliated Hospital of Yanbian University College of Medicine, Yanji, 133000, China.
Observation of the effect of uvuplopalatal flap for OSAHS patients with anterior and posterior pharyngeal stenosis. Fifty-six patients with OSAHS who were mainly anterior posterior stenosis in the velopharyngeal plane were selected. Patients with suspending uvuplopalatal flap were used as observation group (30 cases). Read More
Lin Chung Er Bi Yan Hou Tou Jing Wai Ke Za Zhi 2018 Sep;32(18):1422-1425
Department of Respiration of North China University of Science and Technology Affiliated Hospital, 063000, China.
To explore the effect of butylphthalide on oxidative stress and cognitive function in old obstructive sleep apnea hypopnea syndrome (OSAHS)patients.A total of 90 old OSAHS patients with cognitive impairment were choosed with Polysomnography（PSG）. By random number table method OSAHS patients were randomly divided into non-invasive ventilator group (=30), butylphthalide with non-invasive ventilator group(=30) and treatment group of butylphthalide(=30). Read More