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Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in the Sao Paulo Epidemiologic Sleep Study.
OBJECTIVE To estimate the prevalence of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome (OSAS), using current clinical and epidemiological techniques, among the adult population of Sao Paulo, Brazil. METHODS ThisExpand
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Association of Systematic Head and Neck Physical Examination With Severity of Obstructive Sleep Apnea—Hypopnea Syndrome
Objectives/Hypothesis To identify upper airway and craniofacial abnormalities is the principal goal of clinical examination in patients with obstructive sleep apnea–hypopnea syndrome. The aim was toExpand
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Association between body mass index and sleep duration assessed by objective methods in a representative sample of the adult population.
INTRODUCTION Sleep duration has been associated with overweight individuals in many epidemiological studies; however, few studies have assessed sleep using objective methods. Our study was designedExpand
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Effects of continuous positive airway pressure on blood pressure in patients with resistant hypertension and obstructive sleep apnea: a meta-analysis
Objective: To systematically analyze the studies that have examined the effect of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) on blood pressure (BP) in patients with resistant hypertension andExpand
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Validation of a portable monitoring system for the diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome.
STUDY OBJECTIVE To evaluate if a portable monitor could accurately measure the apnea-hypopnea index (AHI) in patients with a suspicion of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). DESIGN Prospective andExpand
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Sleep bruxism and temporomandibular disorder: Clinical and polysomnographic evaluation.
OBJECTIVE To seek better understanding of chronic musculoskeletal facial pain and its relation to sleep bruxism, by comparing patients with sleep bruxism, with and without temporomandibular disorder.Expand
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Effects of the adenosine deaminase polymorphism and caffeine intake on sleep parameters in a large population sample.
STUDY OBJECTIVES To evaluate the association between the adenosine deaminase polymorphism, sleep architecture, and caffeine consumption. DESIGNS Genetic association study. SETTING NA. PATIENTSExpand
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Musculoskeletal Pain as a Marker of Health Quality. Findings from the Epidemiological Sleep Study among the Adult Population of São Paulo City
Background We are witnessing the growth of urban populations, particularly in the developing world. São Paulo, the largest city in South America, continues to grow, and this growth is dramaticallyExpand
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Mandibular advancement device and CPAP upon cardiovascular parameters in OSA
PurposeThis study aims to compare the effects of a mandibular advancement device (MAD) with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) on blood pressureExpand
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A prospective controlled study of sleep respiratory events in patients with craniovertebral junction malformation.
OBJECT Craniovertebral junction malformation (CVJM) or Chiari malformation in adults, with or without syringomyelia and basilar invagination, produces neuronal dysfunction of the brainstem,Expand
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