Apnoea & Snoring Research Papers and Scientific Studies

Links Between Obesity, Diabetes and Sleep Disorders
(Pascualy R, MD. Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals, North American Pharmacotherapy)

Snoring as a Risk Factor for Type II Diabetes Mellitus: A Prospective Study.
(Wael K, MD, et al.  American Journal of Epidemiology. 155(5): 387–393.)

Practice Parameters for the Treatment of Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea with Oral Appliances: An Update.
Kushida CA, MD, PhD, et al.   SLEEP 2006;29(2): 240-243.)

Oral Appliance Therapy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea - Finally Evidence You Can Sink Your Teeth Into
Ferguson K.  University of Western Ontario, London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada.)

"Evaluation of a portable respiratory recording device for detecting apnoeas and hypopnoeas in subjects from a general population"

E Ballester, M Solans, X Vila, L Hernandez, L Quinto, I Bolivar, S Bardagi, and JM Montserrat

"Should patients with sleep apnoea/hypopnoea syndrome be diagnosed and managed on the basis of home sleep studies?"
O Parra, N Garcia-Esclasans, JM Montserrat, L Garcia Eroles, J Ruiz, JA Lopez, JM Guerra, and JJ Sopena

"Use of home sleep studies for diagnosis of the sleep apnoea/hypopnoea syndrome"
1997;52;1068-1073 Thorax
AT Whittle, SP Finch, IL Mortimore, TW MacKay and NJ Douglas

The Effect of a Mandibular Advancement Device on Apneas and Sleep in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea.
(Marklund M, DDS; Franklin K, MD, PhD, FCCP; Sahlin C, RTA; Lundgren R, MD, PhD, FCCP. Cited in CHEST 1998; 113:707-13.)

A randomized, controlled study of a mandibular advancement splint for obstructive sleep apnea.
(Mehta A, Qian J, Petocz P, Darendeliler MA, Cistulli PA.  Centre for Sleep Disorders and Respiratory Failure, Department of Respiratory Medicine, St George Hospital, University of New South Wales.)

Oral Appliance Therapy Improves Symptoms in Obstructive Sleep Apnoea - A Randomized, Controlled Trial.
(Gotsopoulos H, Chen C, Qian J,  Cistulli P.  Department of Respiratory Medicine, Centre for Sleep Disorders and Respiratory Failure, St. George Hospital, University of New South Wales.)

Randomized Crossover Trial of Two Treatments for Sleep Apnea/Hypopnea Syndrome - Continuous Positive Airway Pressure and Mandibular Repositioning Splint.
(Engleman H, McDonald J, Graham D, Lello G, Kingshott R, Coleman E, Mackay T and Douglas N. Edinburgh Sleep Centre, Respiratory Medicine Unit; Department of Orthodontics; and Maxillo-Facial Unit, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.)

Effect of Oral Appliance Therapy on Upper Airway Collapsibility in Obstructive Sleep Apnea.
(Ng A, Gotsopoulos H, Qian J, Cistulli P. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.)

Contraindications To The Use of Mandibular Advancement Device.
(Authors unknown. Source: American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.)

Side Effects-of-snoring of Mandibular Advancement Devices for Sleep Apnea Treatment.
(Fritsch K, Isela A, Russi E, Bloch K.  Pulmonary Division, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland; and the Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, University of Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland.)

The following links are also worth visiting:

Disorders of glucose metabolism in sleep apnoea

Snoring as a risk factor for ischaemic heart disease and stroke in men

Inability of clinical history to distinguish primary snoring from obstructive sleep apnea syndrome …

Snoring as a risk factor for hypertension and angina pectoris.

Snoring and cerebral infarction.

Snoring and the risk of ischemic brain infarction

Snoring as a risk factor for disease: an epidemiological survey.

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