Recommended Readings

The Remmers Sleep Recorder in Practice

  1. Vázquez Juan-Carlos, Tsai Willis H, Flemons W Ward, Masuda Akira, Brant Rollin, Hajduk Eric, Whitelaw William A,Remmers John E, Automated analysis of digital oximetry in the diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnoea, Thorax, 55:302-307, 2000.
  2. Whitelaw W, Brant R, Flemons W, Clinical Usefulness of Home Oximetry Compared with Polysomnography for Assessment of Sleep Apnea, American Jounal of Respiratory and Critial Care Medicine, Vol 171,188-193, 2005.
  3. Mulgrew Alan T., Fox Nurit, Ayas Najib T., Ryan C. Frank, Diagnosis and Initial Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea without Polysomnography, Annals of Internal Medicine, 146:157-166, 2007.
  4. Flemons W. Obstructive Sleep Apnea, New England Journal of Medicine, Vol. 347, No. 7, August 15, 2002.

Sleep Apnea Health Study

  1. Remmers JE, deGroot WJ, Sauerland EK et al. Pathogenesis of upper airway occlusion during sleep. J.Appl. Physiology.1978;44;931-938
  2. Douglas NJ, Thomas JMA. Clinical value of polysomnography. Lancet.1992:339:347-350
  3. George CFP. Reduction in motor vehicle collisions following treatment if sleep apnea with nasal CPAP. Thorax 2001:56:508-12
  4. Rolfe I, Olson LG, Saunders NA. Long term acceptance of continuous positive airway pressure in obstructive sleep apnea. Am Rev Respir Dis.1991;144:1130-1133
  5. He J, Kruger MH, Zorick FJ, Conway W, Roth T et al. Mortality and apnea index in Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Experience in 385 male patients. Chest 1988; 94:9-14
  6. Young T, Palta M, Dempsey J et al., The occurrence of sleep-disordered breathing among middle-aged adults. N Engl J Med 1993; 328: 1230-5

Sleep Apnea and Cardiovascular Disease

  1. Peppard P, Young T, Palta M, Skatrud J. Prospective Study of the Association Between Sleep-Disordered Breathing and Hypertension. New England Journal of Medicine, Vol. 342, No. 19
  2. Kraiczi H, Peker Y, Caidahl K, Samuelsson A, Hedner J. Blood Pressure, Cardiac Structure and Severity of Obstructive Sleep Apena in a Sleep Clinic Population. Journal of Hypertension 2001, Nov 19(11).
  3. Grote L, Hedner J, Peter JH. Sleep-Related Breathing Disorder is an Independant Risk Factor for Uncontrolled Hypertension. Journal of Hypertension (England) June 200, 18 (6) p679-85.
  4. Garcia Rio F, Racionero MA, Pino JM, Martinez I, Ortuno F, Villasante C, Villamor J. Servicios de Neumologia, Hospital Universitario La Paz, Universidad Autonoma, Madrid, Spain.. Sleep Apnea and Hypertension. Chest May 2000, 117 (5) p1417-25
  5. Worsnop, Naughton, Barter, Morgan, Anderson, Pierce.The prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea in hypertensives. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 1998;157(1):111-5.

Sleep Apnea and Stroke

  1. Dyken, Somers, Yamada, Ren, Zimmerman. Investigating the relationship between stroke and obstructive sleep apnea. Stroke 1996;27(3):401-7.

Sleep Apnea and Motor Vehicular Accidents

  1. Young T, Blustein J, Finn L, Palta M.. Sleepiness, Driving and Accidents - Sleep Disordered Breathing and Motor Vehicle Accidents in a Population-Based Sample of Employed Adults. Sleep, Vol. 20, No. 8, 1997
  2. Powell N, Shechtman K, Riley R, Li K, Troell R, Guilleminault C. The Road to Danger: The Comparative Risks of Driving While Sleepy. Laryngoscope 111: May 2001
  3. Teran-Santos J, Jimenez-Gomez A, Cordero-Guevara J, and the cooperative group Burgos-Santander. The Association Between Sleep Apnea and the Risk of Traffic Accidents. New England Journal of Medicine, Vol. 340, No. 11.
  4. Findley LJ, Suratt PM. Serious Motor Vehicle Crashes: The Cost of Untreated Sleep Apnea. Thorax 2001 July;56(7):508-12.