January - March 2008: 
Volume 21, Issue 1

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Sleep apnea syndrom
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1. Punjabi NM, Beamer BA. C-reactive protein is associated with sleep disordered breathing independent of adiposity. Sleep 2007; 30(1): 29-34.




2. Patel SR, Larkin EK, Mignot E, Lin L, Redline S. The association of angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) polymorphisms with sleep apnea and hypertension. Sleep 2007; 30(4): 531-533.



3. Morgenthaler TI, Kagramanov V, Hanak V, Decker PA. Complex sleep apnea syndrome: Is it a unique clinical syndrome? Sleep 2006; 29(9): 1203-1209.



4. Valipour A, Lothaller H, Rauscher H, Zwick H, Burghuber OC, Lavie P. Gender-related differences in symptoms of patients with suspected breathing disorders in sleep: A clinical population study using the Sleep Disorders Questionnaire. Sleep 2007; 30(3): 312-319.




5. Vgontzas AN, Pejovic S, Zoumakis E, Lin H-M, Bentley CM, Bixler EO, Sarrigiannidis A, Basta M, Chrousos GP. Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis activity in obese men with and without sleep apnea: Effects of continuous positive airway pressure therapy. J Clin Endocrin Metab. First published ahead of print September 4, 2007 as doi:10.1210/jc.2007-0774.




6. Pack AI, Maislin G, Staley B, Pack FM, Rogers WC, George CFP, Dinges DF. Impaired performance in commercial drivers: Role of sleep apnea and short sleep duration. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2006; 174: 446-454.


7. Ramadan W, Dewasmes G, Petitjean M, Wiernsperger N, Delanaud S, Geloen A, Libert JP. Sleep apnea is induced by a high-fat diet and reversed and prevented by Metformin in non-obese rats. Obesity 2007; 15:1409-1418.




8. Vgontzas AN, Trakada G, Bixler EO, Linb H-M, Pejovica S, Zoumakisc E, Chrousos GP, Legro RS. Plasma interleukin 6 levels are elevated in polycystic ovary syndrome independently of obesity or sleep apnea. Metabolism Clinical and Experimental 2006; 55: 1076-1082.



9. Buchner1 NJ, Sanner BM, Borgel J, Rump LC. CPAP treatment of mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea reduces cardiovascular risk. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2007; doi:10.1164/rccm.200611-1588OC



10. Hirshkowitz M, Black J. Effect of adjunctive modafinil on wakefulness and quality of life in patients with excessive sleepiness-associated obstructive sleep apnoea/hypopnoea syndrome: a 12-month, open-label extension study. CNS Drugs. 2007; 21(5): 407-16.