Polysomnography in a Large Population Based Study-the Study of Health in Pomerania Protocol
Beate Stubbe, Thomas Penzel, Ingo Fietze, Anne Obst, Carmen Garcia, Sandra Zimmermann, Beate Diecker, Martin Glos, Carsten Oliver Schmidt, Katharina Lau, Michael Piontek, Katrin Hegenscheid, Johannes Dober, Klaus Berger, Andras Szentkiralyi, Stephan B. Felix, Christoph Schaper, Sven Glaser, Henry Volzke and Ralf Ewert
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: June 02, 2016
The Study of Health in Pomerania (SHIP) consists of two independent population-based prospective subcohorts. The core diagnostic program of the baseline SHIP-TREND included the assessment of risk behaviour, common chronic diseases, cardiac, vascular, pulmonary, and serum blood parameters, mental health, and cognitive functioning. Genotyping and whole-body MRI were also performed. In addition, all participants were offered a standard overnight laboratory-based polysomnography (PSG). Subjective sl...
Perioperative Management of Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Cigdem Akyol Beyoglu
Article Type: Review Article | First Published: February 25, 2016
The aim of this manuscript is to determine perioperative management of patients with obstructive sleep apnea. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may cause postoperative complications related to upper airway collapse and cardiopulmonary system. Treatment with continue positive airway pressure (CPAP) may offer high standards of living to the patients and may protect them against postoperative complications. Long-acting and potent opioids may cause postoperative airway collapse in this population....
Sleep Apnea and the Brain: Neurocognitive and Emotional Considerations
Gregory John Vitale, Kimberly Capp, Kimberly Ethridge, Maggie S. Lorenzetti, Mary Jeffrey, John Skicki and Ashley Stripling
Article Type: Review Article | First Published: February 10, 2016
Sleep apnea research has become increasingly relevant to the field of psychology. Although the physiological sequelae have been researched extensively, and treatment options are now available for those diagnosed, much is left to be done. Specifically, to date, the cognitive and psychological consequences of sleep apnea have received less attention. As such, this paper serves to review the current state of the literature and presents relevant neuropsychological and emotional domains....