Emilia Sforza

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Country: France

Publications

  1. doi Heart rate increment in the diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnoea in an older population
    Emilia Sforza
    Service de Physiologie Clinique et de l Exercice, CHU Nord, Saint Etienne, Faculte de Medecine Jacques Lisfranc, PRES Université de Lyon 42023, Université Jean Monnet, Saint Etienne, France
    Sleep Med 13:21-8. 2012
  2. doi Sleep spindle activity in double cortex syndrome: a case report
    Emilia Sforza
    Fondation Institutions de Lavigny, Hôpital Régional de Sion, Switzerland
    Epileptic Disord 12:228-31. 2010
  3. doi Is the Berlin questionnaire a useful tool to diagnose obstructive sleep apnea in the elderly?
    Emilia Sforza
    Service de Physiologie Clinique et de l Exercice, CHU Nord, Saint Etienne, Faculte de Medecine Jacques Lisfranc, PRES Université de Lyon 42023, Université Jean Monnet, Saint Etienne, France
    Sleep Med 12:142-6. 2011
  4. doi Sex differences in obstructive sleep apnoea in an elderly French population
    E Sforza
    Service de Physiologie Clinique EFCR, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Nord, Niveau 6, F 42055 Saint Etienne Cedex 2, France
    Eur Respir J 37:1137-43. 2011
  5. pmc Cognitive function and sleep related breathing disorders in a healthy elderly population: the SYNAPSE study
    Emilia Sforza
    Service de Physiologie Clinique et de l Exercice, Pole NOL, CHU, Faculté de Médecine J Lisfranc, UJM et PRES Université de Lyon, Saint Etienne, France
    Sleep 33:515-21. 2010
  6. doi Carotid artery atherosclerosis and sleep disordered breathing in healthy elderly subjects: the Synapse cohort
    Emilia Sforza
    Service de Physiologie Clinique et de l Exercice, Pole NOL, CHU, EA 4607 SNA EPIS, Faculte de Medecine Jacques Lisfranc, Université Jean Monnet, PRES Université de Lyon, Saint Etienne, France
    Sleep Med 14:66-70. 2013
  7. doi Obstructive sleep apnea and the metabolic syndrome in an elderly healthy population: the SYNAPSE cohort
    Hourfil Gabin Ntougou Assoumou
    Clinical and Exercise Physiology Laboratory, University Hospital and Jean Monnet University, PRES from Lyon, EA 4607, Saint Etienne, France
    Sleep Breath 16:895-902. 2012
  8. ncbi A 3-year longitudinal study of sleep disordered breathing in the elderly
    Emilia Sforza
    Service de Physiologie Clinique, EFCR, CHU Nord Niveau 6, F 42055 Saint Etienne Cedex 2, France
    Eur Respir J 40:665-72. 2012
  9. ncbi Continuous positive airway pressure treatment improves the QT rate dependence adaptation of obstructive sleep apnea patients
    Frederic Roche
    Service de Physiologie Clinique et de l Exercice Groupe PPEH, Association de Recherche SYNAPSE, Faculte de Medecine Jacques Lisfranc, Saint Etienne, France
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 28:819-25. 2005
  10. ncbi Association between severe obstructive sleep apnea and incident arterial hypertension in the older people population
    Mailys Guillot
    Jean Monnet University, Saint Etienne, France
    Sleep Med 14:838-42. 2013

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  1. doi Heart rate increment in the diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnoea in an older population
    Emilia Sforza
    Service de Physiologie Clinique et de l Exercice, CHU Nord, Saint Etienne, Faculte de Medecine Jacques Lisfranc, PRES Université de Lyon 42023, Université Jean Monnet, Saint Etienne, France
    Sleep Med 13:21-8. 2012
    ..To evaluate the ability of the heart rate power spectral density of the very low frequency component expressed as a percentage of the total power spectral band (%VLFI) to diagnose obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) in the elderly...
  2. doi Sleep spindle activity in double cortex syndrome: a case report
    Emilia Sforza
    Fondation Institutions de Lavigny, Hôpital Régional de Sion, Switzerland
    Epileptic Disord 12:228-31. 2010
    ..A strong suspicion of cortical dysgenesis may therefore be based on specific EEG sleep patterns...
  3. doi Is the Berlin questionnaire a useful tool to diagnose obstructive sleep apnea in the elderly?
    Emilia Sforza
    Service de Physiologie Clinique et de l Exercice, CHU Nord, Saint Etienne, Faculte de Medecine Jacques Lisfranc, PRES Université de Lyon 42023, Université Jean Monnet, Saint Etienne, France
    Sleep Med 12:142-6. 2011
    ..In the elderly, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is frequently under diagnosed. This study was undertaken to assess the accuracy of the Berlin questionnaire to diagnose OSA in a large healthy elderly population...
  4. doi Sex differences in obstructive sleep apnoea in an elderly French population
    E Sforza
    Service de Physiologie Clinique EFCR, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Nord, Niveau 6, F 42055 Saint Etienne Cedex 2, France
    Eur Respir J 37:1137-43. 2011
    ..In females, the clinical spectrum, anthropometric data and fat distribution appear to be more sex-related than OSA-dependent. The occurrence of OSA contributes to hypertensive risk in elderly females...
  5. pmc Cognitive function and sleep related breathing disorders in a healthy elderly population: the SYNAPSE study
    Emilia Sforza
    Service de Physiologie Clinique et de l Exercice, Pole NOL, CHU, Faculté de Médecine J Lisfranc, UJM et PRES Université de Lyon, Saint Etienne, France
    Sleep 33:515-21. 2010
    ..We assess the impact of SRBD on cognitive performance in a large cohort of healthy elderly subjects...
  6. doi Carotid artery atherosclerosis and sleep disordered breathing in healthy elderly subjects: the Synapse cohort
    Emilia Sforza
    Service de Physiologie Clinique et de l Exercice, Pole NOL, CHU, EA 4607 SNA EPIS, Faculte de Medecine Jacques Lisfranc, Université Jean Monnet, PRES Université de Lyon, Saint Etienne, France
    Sleep Med 14:66-70. 2013
    ..Currently, there is no study providing a causal relationship between SDB and cerebrovascular lesions in elderly...
  7. doi Obstructive sleep apnea and the metabolic syndrome in an elderly healthy population: the SYNAPSE cohort
    Hourfil Gabin Ntougou Assoumou
    Clinical and Exercise Physiology Laboratory, University Hospital and Jean Monnet University, PRES from Lyon, EA 4607, Saint Etienne, France
    Sleep Breath 16:895-902. 2012
    ..To date, no study has considered the association of OSA and MetS in the elderly. In this study we examine the prevalence of MetS and its strength association among healthy elderly OSA subjects...
  8. ncbi A 3-year longitudinal study of sleep disordered breathing in the elderly
    Emilia Sforza
    Service de Physiologie Clinique, EFCR, CHU Nord Niveau 6, F 42055 Saint Etienne Cedex 2, France
    Eur Respir J 40:665-72. 2012
    ..These findings also suggest that in the elderly, natural SDB progression is still hypothetical...
  9. ncbi Continuous positive airway pressure treatment improves the QT rate dependence adaptation of obstructive sleep apnea patients
    Frederic Roche
    Service de Physiologie Clinique et de l Exercice Groupe PPEH, Association de Recherche SYNAPSE, Faculte de Medecine Jacques Lisfranc, Saint Etienne, France
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 28:819-25. 2005
    ..To assess ventricular repolarization features in patients with OSAS, we compared QT parameters and their dynamicities along RR intervals from 24-hour ECG...
  10. ncbi Association between severe obstructive sleep apnea and incident arterial hypertension in the older people population
    Mailys Guillot
    Jean Monnet University, Saint Etienne, France
    Sleep Med 14:838-42. 2013
    ..The aim of our study was to test the link between severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and the occurrence of hypertension in older subjects after 3 years...
  11. doi Prevalence and clinical correlates of restless legs syndrome in an elderly French population: the synapse study
    Sébatien Celle
    Service de Physiologie Clinique et de l Exercice, EFCR, CHU Nord, Niveau 6, Saint Etienne Cedex 2, France
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 65:167-73. 2010
    ..The present study explores the prevalence of and assesses symptoms associated with RLS in an older French population...
  12. doi Lack of specific gray matter alterations in restless legs syndrome in elderly subjects
    Sebastien Celle
    Service de Physiologie Clinique et de l Exercice, Faculte de Medecine Jacques Lisfranc, PRES de Lyon, Université Jean Monnet, CHU Saint Etienne, CHU Nord, Niveau 6, 42055, Saint Etienne Cedex 2, France
    J Neurol 257:344-8. 2010
    ..These results confirm the lack of specificity of thalamic and subcortical changes in restless legs syndrome...
  13. doi Obstructive sleep apnoea/hypopnea influences high-density lipoprotein cholesterol in the elderly
    Frederic Roche
    Service de Physiologie Clinique et de l Exercice Pole Hospitalier NOL, EFCR, CHU Nord Niveau 6, Faculte de Medecine Jacques Lisfranc, Université Jean Monnet, Saint Etienne Cedex 2, France
    Sleep Med 10:882-6. 2009
    ..An association between obstructive sleep apnoea/hypopnea (OSAH) and cardiovascular risk factors such as dyslipidemia has been described in adults and high-risk populations...
  14. doi Baroreflex sensitivity, vascular risk factors, and cognitive function in a healthy elderly population: the PROOF cohort
    Magali Saint Martin
    Département de Physiologie Clinique et de l Exercice, Pôle Neuro OstéoLocomoteur, Centre Hospitalo Universitaire, Saint Etienne, France Faculté de Médicine de Saint Etienne, Université Jean Moulin, Saint Etienne, France Pôle de recherche et d enseignement supérieur, Universite de Lyon, Lyon, France Laboratoire des Mécanismes Cognitifs, Université de Lyon 2, Lyon, France
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:2096-102. 2013
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  15. ncbi Heart rate increment: an electrocardiological approach for the early detection of obstructive sleep apnoea/hypopnoea syndrome
    Frederic Roche
    Service d Exploration Fonctionnelle CardioRespiratoire, Laboratoire de Physiologie PPEH, Groupe de Recherche SYNAPSE, CHU Nord, Faculte de Medecine Jacques Lisfranc, Université Jean Monnet, Saint Etienne, France
    Clin Sci (Lond) 107:105-10. 2004
    ..The simplicity of its analysis and use makes of it a particularly well-suited variable for routine mass screening in high-risk populations undergoing ECG Holter monitoring...
  16. ncbi Sleep perception in non-insomniac healthy elderly: a 3-year longitudinal study
    Magali Saint Martin
    1 Department of Clinical Physiology and Exercise, Pole NOL, CHU, and Faculty of Medicine of Saint Etienne, UJM and PRES University of Lyon, EA 4607 SNA EPIS, Saint Etienne, France
    Rejuvenation Res 17:11-8. 2014
    ..Clinical trial registration: NCT 00759304 and NCT 00766584. ..
  17. pmc Relation of central fat mass to obstructive sleep apnea in the elderly
    Francis Degache
    Health Research Unit, High School of Health, University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Sleep 36:501-7. 2013
    ..Obesity is a recognized risk factor for obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS). We evaluated whether total trunk and central fat mass (CFM) is associated with OSAS in elderly subjects...
  18. pmc Obstructive sleep apnea is associated with preserved bone mineral density in healthy elderly subjects
    Emilia Sforza
    Service de Physiologie Clinique et de l Exercice, CHU Nord, Saint Etienne, Faculte de Medecine Jacques Lisfranc, PRES de Lyon 42023, Université Jean Monnet, Saint Etienne, France
    Sleep 36:1509-15. 2013
    ..This study explored the relationship between OSA and bone mineral density (BMD), and the effect of IH on BMD, in a large sample of elderly subjects...