Physician Referrals and Literature

Guidelines and Joint Papers, Key Articles, Protocols  

Force, Adult Obstructive Sleep Apnea Task, and American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Clinical guideline for the evaluation, management and long-term care of obstructive sleep apnea in adults. Journal of clinical sleep medicine: JCSM: official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine 5.3 (2009): 263

Ramar K, Dort LC, Katz SG, Lettieri CJ, Harrod CG, Thomas SM, Chervin RD. Clinical practice guideline for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea and snoring with oral appliance therapy: an update for 2015. Journal of Dental Sleep Medicine 2015;2(3):71– 125.

Friedewald, Vincent E., et al. The American Journal of Cardiology and Journal of Periodontology Editors' Consensus: Periodontitis and Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease. Journal of periodontology 80.7 (2009): 1021-1032.

Corson, Marshall A., Peter H. Jones, and Michael H. Davidson. "Review of the evidence for the clinical utility of lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A 2 as a cardiovascular risk marker." The American journal of cardiology 101.12 (2008): S41-S50.

Ravesloot, M. J. L., and N. De Vries. Reliable calculation of the efficacy of non-surgical and surgical treatment of obstructive sleep apnea revisited. Sleep34.1 (2011): 105.

Spahr, Axel, et al. Periodontal infections and coronary heart disease: role of periodontal bacteria and importance of total pathogen burden in the Coronary Event and Periodontal Disease (CORODONT) study. Archives of internal medicine 166.5 (2006): 554-559.

Sutherland, K., et al. Oral appliance treatment for obstructive sleep apnea: an update. J Clin Sleep Med 10.2 (2014): 215-227.

Billings, M. E. Putting Some Teeth into It: Connecting Periodontitis with Sleep Apnea. Sleep (2015).

Sanders, Anne E., et al. Dental Clinicians’ Observations of Combination Therapy in PAP-Intolerant Patients Published on March 9, 2015.

Vanderveken, O. M. Combination therapy for obstructive sleep apnea in order to achieve complete disease alleviation: from taboo to new standard of care.  Journal of Dental Sleep Medicine 2.1 (2015): 7-8.

Dieltjens, Marijke, et al.  A promising concept of combination therapy for positional obstructive sleep apnea. Sleep and Breathing 19.2 (2014): 637-644.

Levendowski, Daniel J., et al. Assessment of a neck-based treatment and monitoring device for positional obstructive sleep apnea. Journal of clinical sleep medicine: JCSM: official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine 10.8 (2013): 863-871.


Kauta, Shilpa R., et al. "Diagnosis and treatment of sleep disordered breathing in hospitalized cardiac patients: a reduction in 30-day hospital readmission rates." J Clin Sleep Med 10.10 (2014): 1051-1059.

Yaranov, Dmitry, et al. "Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Therapy and Rate of Stroke in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation." Circulation 130.Suppl 2 (2014): A9598-A9598.

Chan, Wesley, Shelagh B. Coutts, and Patrick Hanly. "Sleep Apnea in Patients With Transient Ischemic Attack and Minor Stroke Opportunity for Risk Reduction of Recurrent Stroke?." Stroke 41.12 (2010): 2973-2975.

Ryan, Clodagh M., et al. "Influence of continuous positive airway pressure on outcomes of rehabilitation in stroke patients with obstructive sleep apnea."Stroke 42.4 (2011): 1062-1067.

Lipford, Melissa C., John G. Park, and Kannan Ramar. "Sleep-disordered breathing and stroke: therapeutic approaches." Current neurology and neuroscience reports 14.2 (2014): 1-8.

Birkbak, Johannes, Alice J. Clark, and Naja Hulvej Rod. "The effect of sleep disordered breathing on the outcome of stroke and transient ischemic attack: a systematic review." Journal of clinical sleep medicine: JCSM: official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine 10.1 (2014): 103.

van Maanen, J. Peter, et al. "The sleep position trainer: a new treatment for positional obstructive sleep apnoea." Sleep and Breathing 17.2 (2013): 771-779.

Svatikova, Anna, et al. "Positional therapy in ischemic stroke patients with obstructive sleep apnea." Sleep medicine 12.3 (2011): 262-266.

Scientific Sessions, Panel Discussions

Sleep Disorders and the Heart: What Do Cardiologists Need to Know? / MAYO CLINIC

Sleep apnea research: The HeartBEAT Study
NHLBI (National Heart, Lungs and Blood Institute - NIH)

Sleep Apnea: Why Snoring is Bad for your Heart / PENN MEDICINE

Findings Link Sleep Apnea to Cardiovascular Disease
UPMC - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Mechanisms of Insulin Resistance in Sleep Apnea
Speaker: Christopher P. O'Donnell
Meeting: ADA 72nd Scientific Sessions (2012)

Sleep Apnea and Diabetes Risk
Speaker: Naresh M. Punjabi
Meeting: ADA 72nd Scientific Sessions (2012)

Relationship Between Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Diabetes Risk–A Meta-Analysis
Speaker: Kazuya Fujihara
Meeting: ADA 72nd Scientific Sessions (2012)

Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Type 2 Diabetes
Speaker: Esra Tasali
Meeting: ADA 57th Annual Advanced Postgraduate Course (2010)

Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Cardiometabolic Risk Factor
Speaker: Eric Olson
Meeting: ADA 67th Scientific Sessions (2007)

Sleep Apnea and Sleep Deprivation: The Less You Sleep, the More you Eat! / MAYO CLINIC

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