- Evaluation of five different questionnaires for assessing sleep apnea syndrome in a sleep clinicAthanasia Pataka
Respiratory Failure Unit, G Papanikolaou Hospital, Exohi, Thessaloniki, Greece Electronic address
Sleep Med 15:776-81. 2014..Obstructive sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome (OSAHS) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality. Different clinical models and questionnaires have been used to evaluate patients with the highest OSAHS probability...
- The financial crisis has an impact in sleep medicine: experience of a sleep clinic in GreeceAthanasia Pataka
Respiratory Failure Unit, G Papanikolaou Hospital, University of Thessaloniki, 57010, Exohi, Thessaloniki, Greece
Sleep Breath 17:1329-32. 2013..Greece has entered a long period of economic crisis with adverse effects in daily life. The aim of our study was to evaluate the impact of the economic crisis on the population visiting a sleep clinic between years 2008 and 2011...
- Assessment of multiple sleep latency testing in adults in EuropeAthanasia Pataka
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Respiratory Failure Unit, G Papanikolaou Hospital, University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
Sleep Med 14:136-9. 2013..Guidelines for the multiple sleep latency test (MSLT) were published in 1986 and updated in 2005. Individual interpretation of instructions may lead to variability in conducting and reporting the test with implications for diagnosis...
- Narcolepsy and sleep-disordered breathingA D Pataka
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
Eur J Neurol 19:696-702. 2012..The aim of this study was to examine the prevalence of SDB in narcoleptics referred to a tertiary sleep disorders clinic and assess the effectiveness of CPAP as adjunctive therapy...