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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28473927/influence-of-oral-appliances-for-mandibular-advancement-on-dentitions-using-a-strain-gauge-analysis-a-pilot-study
#1
Hiroshi Ueda, Yu Matsumura, Atsushi Horihata, Cynthia Concepcion, Koji Iwai, Kotaro Tanimoto
Introduction. This study aimed to evaluate the influence of oral appliances (OAs) on dentition using a strain gauge analysis. Materials/Methods. Eight volunteers, who were mild snorers, participated in this study. OAs were individually constructed, and advancement was defined as two-thirds of the maximum mandibular advancement. Strain gauges were mounted on the right first molar and central incisor of both the upper and lower arches. After OA use, two measurement sessions (short- and long-term) were performed...
2017: Sleep Disorders
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28465841/-are-we-in-sync-with-each-other-exploring-the-effects-of-cosleeping-on-heterosexual-couples-sleep-using-simultaneous-polysomnography-a-pilot-study
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Henning Johannes Drews, Sebastian Wallot, Sara Lena Weinhold, Panagiotis Mitkidis, Paul Christian Baier, Andreas Roepstorff, Robert Göder
The present study aimed to explore dynamic and interactive aspects of cosleep in heterosexual couples. The sample consisted of eight young healthy adults who belonged to four heterosexual couples with a good relationship quality and a history of cosleeping. All individuals underwent simultaneous polysomnography in a sleep laboratory for four nights in which they slept individually and with their partner. Also, a sleep protocol of subjective sleep measures was completed. Statistical analyses included cross recurrence quantification analysis to assess synchronization during sleep...
2017: Sleep Disorders
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28352476/cpap-treatment-adherence-in-women-with-obstructive-sleep-apnea
#3
E Libman, S Bailes, C S Fichten, D Rizzo, L Creti, M Baltzan, R Grad, A Pavilanis, D-L Tran, K Conrod, R Amsel
Untreated obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has numerous negative health-related consequences. Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is generally considered the treatment of choice for OSA, but rates of nonadherence are high. It is believed that OSA is more prevalent among men; therefore understanding how OSA presents among women is limited and treatment adherence has received little research attention. For this study, 29 women were recruited from primary care offices. They completed a questionnaire battery and underwent a night of nocturnal polysomnography (PSG) followed by a visit with a sleep specialist...
2017: Sleep Disorders
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28261503/cpap-treatment-partly-normalizes-sleep-spindle-features-in-obstructive-sleep-apnea
#4
Tiia Saunamäki, Eero Huupponen, Juho Loponen, Sari-Leena Himanen
Objective. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) decreases sleep spindle density and frequency. We evaluated the effects of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment on different features of sleep spindles. Methods. Twenty OSA patients underwent two night polysomnographies in a diagnostic phase and one night polysomnography after 6 months of CPAP treatment. The control group comprised 20 healthy controls. Sleep spindles were analyzed by a previously developed automated method. Unilateral and bilateral spindles were identified in central and frontopolar brain locations...
2017: Sleep Disorders
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27891255/comparison-of-subjective-and-objective-sleep-estimations-in-patients-with-bipolar-disorder-and-healthy-control-subjects
#5
Philipp S Ritter, Cathrin Sauer, Steffi Pfeiffer, Michael Bauer, Andrea Pfennig
Background. Several studies have described but not formally tested discrepancies between subjective and objective measures of sleep. Study Objectives. To test the hypothesis that patients with bipolar disorder display a systematic bias to underestimate sleep duration and overestimate sleep latency. Methods. Actimetry was used to assess sleep latency and duration in 49 euthymic participants (bipolar = 21; healthy controls = 28) for 5-7 days. Participants simultaneously recorded estimated sleep duration and sleep latency on a daily basis via an online sleep diary...
2016: Sleep Disorders
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27822390/predictors-of-increased-daytime-sleepiness-in-patients-with-chronic-obstructive-pulmonary-disease-a-cross-sectional-study
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Claudia Enz, Stefanie Brighenti-Zogg, Esther Helen Steveling-Klein, Selina Dürr, Sabrina Maier, David Miedinger, Jörg Daniel Leuppi
Background. Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) suffer from increased daytime sleepiness. The aim of this study was to identify potential predictors of subjective daytime sleepiness with special regard to sleep-related breathing disorder and nocturnal activity. Methods. COPD patients were recruited at the University Hospital Basel, Switzerland. COPD risk groups A-D were determined according to spirometry and COPD Assessment Test (CAT). Breathing disorder evaluation was performed with the ApneaLink device...
2016: Sleep Disorders
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27660727/characteristics-and-trends-in-hypnotics-consumption-in-the-largest-health-care-system-in-israel
#7
O Marom, G Rennert, N Stein, K Landsman, G Pillar
Objectives. To quantify and characterize hypnotics consumption habits among adult patients insured by Clalit Health Services (CHS), the largest health care provider in Israel, in 2000 and 2010. Methods. A retrospective analysis of CHS computerized pharmacy records. Data were collected for all patients over the age of 18 years who were prescribed hypnotics in 2000 and in 2010. Results. Sleep medications were consumed by 8.7% of the adult CHS population in 2000 and by 9.6% in 2010. About one-quarter of consumers were treated for more than 6 months in both years...
2016: Sleep Disorders
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27648308/impact-of-a-new-nasal-pillows-mask-on-patients-acceptance-compliance-and-willingness-to-remain-on-cpap-therapy
#8
Alison Wimms, Sahisha Ketheeswaran, Claus Ziegenbein, Laura Jennings, Holger Woehrle
Aim. Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) masks are a key factor in patient compliance. This program assessed the performance of a new nasal pillows mask (NPM) on a variety of new and established obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) patients using CPAP therapy. Methods. Five programs were developed to assess the new NPM [AirFit P10, ResMed] on naïve patients; patients established on another NPM; patients using a nasal mask; patients with low CPAP compliance; and patients who wished to stop using CPAP therapy...
2016: Sleep Disorders
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27413553/refreshing-sleep-and-sleep-continuity-determine-perceived-sleep-quality
#9
Eva Libman, Catherine Fichten, Laura Creti, Kerry Conrod, Dieu-Ly Tran, Roland Grad, Mary Jorgensen, Rhonda Amsel, Dorrie Rizzo, Marc Baltzan, Alan Pavilanis, Sally Bailes
Sleep quality is a construct often measured, employed as an outcome criterion for therapeutic success, but never defined. In two studies we examined appraised good and poor sleep quality in three groups: a control group, individuals with obstructive sleep apnea, and those with insomnia disorder. In Study 1 we used qualitative methodology to examine good and poor sleep quality in 121 individuals. In Study 2 we examined sleep quality in 171 individuals who had not participated in Study 1 and evaluated correlates and predictors of sleep quality...
2016: Sleep Disorders
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27242930/auricular-acupuncture-and-cognitive-behavioural-therapy-for-insomnia-a-randomised-controlled-study
#10
L Bergdahl, J-E Broman, A H Berman, K Haglund, L von Knorring, A Markström
Objective. The most effective nonpharmacological treatment for insomnia disorder is cognitive behavioural therapy-insomnia (CBT-i). However CBT-i may not suit everyone. Auricular acupuncture (AA) is a complementary treatment. Studies show that it may alleviate insomnia symptoms. The aim of this randomised controlled study was to compare treatment effects of AA with CBT-i and evaluate symptoms of insomnia severity, anxiety, and depression. Method. Fifty-nine participants, mean age 60.5 years (SD 9.4), with insomnia disorder were randomised to group treatment with AA or CBT-i...
2016: Sleep Disorders
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27051535/length-of-individual-apnea-events-is-increased-by-supine-position-and-modulated-by-severity-of-obstructive-sleep-apnea
#11
Timo Leppänen, Juha Töyräs, Anu Muraja-Murro, Salla Kupari, Pekka Tiihonen, Esa Mervaala, Antti Kulkas
Positional obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is common among OSA patients. In severe OSA, the obstruction events are longer in supine compared to nonsupine positions. Corresponding scientific information on mild and moderate OSA is lacking. We studied whether individual obstruction and desaturation event severity is increased in supine position in all OSA severity categories and whether the severity of individual events is linked to OSA severity categories. Polygraphic recordings of 2026 patients were retrospectively analyzed...
2016: Sleep Disorders
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27042358/the-impact-of-sleep-timing-sleep-duration-and-sleep-quality-on-depressive-symptoms-and-suicidal-ideation-amongst-japanese-freshmen-the-equsite-study
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Atin Supartini, Takanori Honda, Nadzirah A Basri, Yuka Haeuchi, Sanmei Chen, Atsushi Ichimiya, Shuzo Kumagai
Aim. The aim of this study was to identify the impact of bedtime, wake time, sleep duration, sleep-onset latency, and sleep quality on depressive symptoms and suicidal ideation amongst Japanese freshmen. Methods. This cross-sectional data was derived from the baseline survey of the Enhancement of Q-University Students Intelligence (EQUSITE) study conducted from May to June, 2010. A total of 2,631 participants were recruited and completed the following self-reported questionnaires: the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI), the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D), and the original Health Support Questionnaires developed by the EQUSITE study research team...
2016: Sleep Disorders
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26904296/relationship-of-routine-inadequate-sleep-duration-and-periodontitis-in-a-nationally-representative-sample
#13
R Constance Wiener
Purpose. Previous research has indicated the public health impact of inadequate sleep duration on health, potentially through an immune-inflammation mechanism. This mechanism also has a role in periodontitis. The purpose of this study is to determine if there is an association of routine inadequate sleep and periodontitis. Methods. Data from merged National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey years 2009-10 and 2011-12 were the data source for the study. The key outcome was periodontitis (yes, no), and the key variable of interest was usual sleep on weekday or workday nights...
2016: Sleep Disorders
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26885399/poor-sleep-in-multiple-sclerosis-correlates-with-beck-depression-inventory-values-but-not-with-polysomnographic-data
#14
Christian Veauthier, Gunnar Gaede, Helena Radbruch, Klaus-Dieter Wernecke, Friedemann Paul
Objectives. Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI) values correlate with depression, but studies investigating the relationship between PSQI values and polysomnographic (PSG) data showed inconsistent findings. Methods. Sixty-five consecutive patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) were retrospectively classified as "good sleepers" (GS) (PSQI ≤ 5) and "poor sleepers" (PS) (PSQI > 5). The PSG data and the values of the Visual Analog Scale (VAS) of fatigue, Modified Fatigue Impact Scale (MFIS), Fatigue Severity Scale (FSS), Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS), and the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) were compared...
2016: Sleep Disorders
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26881088/five-minute-awake-snoring-test-for-determining-cpap-pressures-five-minute-cpap-test-a-pilot-study
#15
Macario Camacho, Chad M Ruoff, Makoto Kawai, Rahul Modi, Jabri Arbee, Anahid Hekmat, Matthew Robertson, Soroush Zaghi, Victor Certal, Robson Capasso, Clete A Kushida
Objective. To develop a quick, simple, bedside test for determining continuous positive airway pressures (CPAP) for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) patients. Study Design. Prospective case series at a tertiary medical center. Methods. The Five-Minute Awake Snoring Test for Determining CPAP (Five-Minute CPAP Test) was developed and tested. Patients wear a soft-gel nasal triangle mask while holding a tongue depressor with the wide section (1.75 cm) between the teeth. Fixed pressure nasal CPAP is applied while the patient simulates snoring at 4 centimeters of water pressure...
2016: Sleep Disorders
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26798519/nasal-expiratory-positive-airway-pressure-devices-provent-for-osa-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
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Muhammad Riaz, Victor Certal, Gaurav Nigam, Jose Abdullatif, Soroush Zaghi, Clete A Kushida, Macario Camacho
Objective. To quantify the effectiveness of nasal expiratory positive airway pressure (nasal EPAP) devices or Provent as treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Methods. PubMed and six other databases were searched through November 15, 2015, without language limitations. Results. Eighteen studies (920 patients) were included. Pre- and post-nasal EPAP means ± standard deviations (M ± SD) for apnea-hypopnea index (AHI) in 345 patients decreased from 27.32 ± 22.24 to 12.78 ± 16.89 events/hr (relative reduction = 53...
2015: Sleep Disorders
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26788374/validation-of-capturing-sleep-diary-data-via-a-wrist-worn-device
#17
Carla R Jungquist, John J Pender, Karen J Klingman, Jamie Mund
Paper sleep diaries are the gold standard for assessment of sleep continuity variables in clinical practice as well as research. Unfortunately, paper diaries can be filled out weekly instead of daily, lost, illegible or destroyed; and are considered out of date according to the newer technology savvy generations. In this study, we assessed the reliability and validity of using a wrist-worn electronic sleep diary. Design. A prospective design was used to compare capturing 14 days of sleep continuity data via paper to a wrist-worn electronic device that also captured actigraphy data...
2015: Sleep Disorders
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26783470/residual-effects-of-sleep-medications-are-commonly-reported-and-associated-with-impaired-patient-reported-outcomes-among-insomnia-patients-in-the-united-states
#18
Timothy Fitzgerald, Jeffrey Vietri
Study Objective. To measure the association of symptoms attributed to residual effects of sleep medication (e.g., drowsiness, difficulty concentrating, and impaired memory) on self-reported functioning and satisfaction with these medications. Methods. Individuals using prescription medications for insomnia were invited to complete an Internet-based survey. Respondents were compared according to the presence of self-reported residual effects; relationships between severity of these effects and outcomes were modeled using regression...
2015: Sleep Disorders
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26770835/sleep-habits-of-elementary-and-middle-school-children-in-south-texas
#19
Salim Surani, Sean Hesselbacher, Saherish Surani, Sreevidya Sadasiva, Zoya Surani, Sara S Surani, Amina Khimani, Shyam Subramanian
Background. Sleep difficulties, including insufficient sleep and inadequate sleep hygiene, have been prevalent among children. Sleep deprivation can lead to poor grades, sleepiness, and moodiness. We undertook this study to assess the prevalence of sleep abnormalities among elementary and middle school students in South Texas and how the groups compare with one another. Method. After approval from the appropriate school district for a sleep education program, a baseline survey was taken of elementary and middle school students, using the Children's Sleep Habit Questionnaire-Sleep Self-Report Form, which assessed the domains of bedtime resistance, sleep onset delay, sleep anxiety, sleep duration, night awakening, and daytime sleepiness...
2015: Sleep Disorders
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26693358/ek-sign-a-wrinkling-of-uvula-and-the-base-of-uvula-in-obstructive-sleep-apnea-hypopnea-syndrome
#20
Venkata Koka, Sandrine Baron, Darius Abedipour, Vincent Latournerie, Pierre El Chater
Introduction. Diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome (OSAHS) is suspected in the presence of symptoms and/or pharyngeal alterations and skeletal abnormalities of maxilla and mandible. Our aim is to find a new clinical sign that leads to suspicion of OSAHS in snorers. Methods. We reviewed the clinical data of 69 snoring patients with or without OSAHS. We defined EK sign as the presence of horizontal wrinkling of uvula and the base of uvula and tried to correlate its presence with OSAHS. Results...
2015: Sleep Disorders
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