Sophia E Schiza

Summary

Affiliation: University of Crete
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. pmc Sleep disordered breathing in patients with acute coronary syndromes
    Sophia E Schiza
    Sleep Disorders Unit, Department of Thoracic Medicine, Medical School, University of Crete, Greece
    J Clin Sleep Med 8:21-6. 2012
  2. doi request reprint C-reactive protein evolution in obstructive sleep apnoea patients under CPAP therapy
    Sophia E Schiza
    Sleep Disorders Unit, Department of Thoracic Medicine, Medical School, University of Crete, Heraklion, Voutes, Greece
    Eur J Clin Invest 40:968-75. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Sleep patterns in patients with acute coronary syndromes
    Sophia E Schiza
    Sleep Disorders Unit, Department of Thoracic Medicine, Medical School, University of Crete, Heraklion, Voutes, P O 71110, Greece
    Sleep Med 11:149-53. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint The 5-min pupillary alertness test is sensitive to modafinil: a placebo controlled study in patients with sleep apnea
    Alexandra Nikolaou
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical School, University of Crete, P O Box 2208, Heraklion 71003, Crete, Greece
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 196:167-75. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Effect of Mediterranean diet on lipid peroxidation marker TBARS in obese patients with OSAHS under CPAP treatment: a randomised trial
    Christopher Papandreou
    Department of Social Medicine, Preventive Medicine and Nutrition Clinic, Medical School, University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Sleep Breath 16:873-9. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Effect of Mediterranean diet versus prudent diet combined with physical activity on OSAS: a randomised trial
    Christopher Papandreou
    Dept of Social Medicine, Preventive Medicine and Nutrition Clinic, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Eur Respir J 39:1398-404. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Utility of formulas predicting the optimal nasal continuous positive airway pressure in a Greek population
    Sophia E Schiza
    Department of Thoracic Medicine, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece
    Sleep Breath 15:417-23. 2011
  8. pmc Translation and validation of Berlin questionnaire in primary health care in Greece
    Izolde Bouloukaki
    Department of Thoracic Medicine, Sleep Disorders Unit, University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    BMC Pulm Med 13:6. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Prediction of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in a large Greek population
    Izolde Bouloukaki
    Sleep Disorders Unit, Department of Thoracic Medicine, University General Hospital, Medical School of the University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Sleep Breath 15:657-64. 2011
  10. pmc Abnormal cytokine profile in patients with obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome and erectile dysfunction
    Izolde Bouloukaki
    Sleep Disorders Center, Department of Thoracic Medicine, University of Crete, 711 10 Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Mediators Inflamm 2014:568951. 2014

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Publications19

  1. pmc Sleep disordered breathing in patients with acute coronary syndromes
    Sophia E Schiza
    Sleep Disorders Unit, Department of Thoracic Medicine, Medical School, University of Crete, Greece
    J Clin Sleep Med 8:21-6. 2012
    ..We aimed to assess the prevalence and time course of OSAHS in patients with ACS during and after the acute cardiac event...
  2. doi request reprint C-reactive protein evolution in obstructive sleep apnoea patients under CPAP therapy
    Sophia E Schiza
    Sleep Disorders Unit, Department of Thoracic Medicine, Medical School, University of Crete, Heraklion, Voutes, Greece
    Eur J Clin Invest 40:968-75. 2010
    ..The aim of our study was to assess the CRP evolution during 1-year follow-up period in obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) patients under CPAP treatment...
  3. doi request reprint Sleep patterns in patients with acute coronary syndromes
    Sophia E Schiza
    Sleep Disorders Unit, Department of Thoracic Medicine, Medical School, University of Crete, Heraklion, Voutes, P O 71110, Greece
    Sleep Med 11:149-53. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess nocturnal sleep in these patients, away from the CCU environment, and to evaluate potential connections with the disease process...
  4. ncbi request reprint The 5-min pupillary alertness test is sensitive to modafinil: a placebo controlled study in patients with sleep apnea
    Alexandra Nikolaou
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical School, University of Crete, P O Box 2208, Heraklion 71003, Crete, Greece
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 196:167-75. 2008
    ..The extent of pupillary miosis during 5 min in darkness is a simple, recently introduced alertness test which may become useful in the clinical assessment of normal and pathological sleepiness...
  5. doi request reprint Effect of Mediterranean diet on lipid peroxidation marker TBARS in obese patients with OSAHS under CPAP treatment: a randomised trial
    Christopher Papandreou
    Department of Social Medicine, Preventive Medicine and Nutrition Clinic, Medical School, University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Sleep Breath 16:873-9. 2012
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Effect of Mediterranean diet versus prudent diet combined with physical activity on OSAS: a randomised trial
    Christopher Papandreou
    Dept of Social Medicine, Preventive Medicine and Nutrition Clinic, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Eur Respir J 39:1398-404. 2012
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Utility of formulas predicting the optimal nasal continuous positive airway pressure in a Greek population
    Sophia E Schiza
    Department of Thoracic Medicine, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece
    Sleep Breath 15:417-23. 2011
    ..Our aim was to compare both the Hoffstein prediction formula and a newly derived formula to the CPAP pressure setting assessed during a formal CPAP titration study...
  8. pmc Translation and validation of Berlin questionnaire in primary health care in Greece
    Izolde Bouloukaki
    Department of Thoracic Medicine, Sleep Disorders Unit, University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    BMC Pulm Med 13:6. 2013
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Prediction of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in a large Greek population
    Izolde Bouloukaki
    Sleep Disorders Unit, Department of Thoracic Medicine, University General Hospital, Medical School of the University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Sleep Breath 15:657-64. 2011
    ..Commonly used clinical indices were used to derive a prediction formula that could identify patients at low and high risk for OSAS...
  10. pmc Abnormal cytokine profile in patients with obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome and erectile dysfunction
    Izolde Bouloukaki
    Sleep Disorders Center, Department of Thoracic Medicine, University of Crete, 711 10 Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Mediators Inflamm 2014:568951. 2014
    ..The presence of ED in patients with severe OSAHS is associated with elevated levels of inflammatory markers, underlining a possible involvement of endothelial dysfunction in the pathogenesis of ED...
  11. doi request reprint Hooking of the soft palate and a large cervical osteophyte: two troubles in the same airway
    Charalampos Mermigkis
    Sleep Disorders Unit CM, IB, SES, Department of Thoracic Medicine, University General Hospital, Medical School of the University of Crete, Crete, Greece and Sleep Disorders Unit CM, DM, VA, Army General Hospital of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Am J Med Sci 346:519-20. 2013
    ..This is the first reported case with magnetic resonance imaging recognizing 2 simultaneously existing unusual obstructive causes: the oropharynx (hooking palate) and the hypopharynx (large cervical osteophyte)...
  12. doi request reprint CPAP therapy in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and obstructive sleep apnea: does it offer a better quality of life and sleep?
    Charalampos Mermigkis
    Sleep Disorders Unit, Department of Thoracic Medicine, University General Hospital, Medical School of the University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece
    Sleep Breath 17:1137-43. 2013
    ..Our aim was to assess the effect of CPAP on sleep and overall life quality parameters in IPF patients with OSA and to recognize and overcome possible difficulties in CPAP initiation and acceptance by these patients...
  13. ncbi request reprint Sleep-disordered breathing in heart failure and the effect of cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Emmanuel N Simantirakis
    Cardiology Department, Heraklion University Hospital, PO Box 1352, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Europace 10:1029-33. 2008
    ..However, this therapeutic intervention by itself is insufficient for the effective treatment of respiratory disturbances during sleep and should be considered as an adjunctive treatment in addition to other established therapies...
  14. ncbi request reprint Continuous positive airway pressure therapy lowers vagal tone in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea-hypopnoea syndrome
    Stavros I Chrysostomakis
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Hellenic J Cardiol 47:13-20. 2006
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Atrial overdrive pacing for the obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome
    Emmanuel N Simantirakis
    Department of Cardiology, Heraklion University Hospital, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    N Engl J Med 353:2568-77. 2005
    ..We prospectively evaluated the effect of AOP after 24 hours and after one month in patients with the obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome and compared it with the use of nasal continuous positive airway pressure (n-CPAP)...
  16. pmc Maintained smoking cessation for 6 months equilibrates the percentage of sputum CD8+ lymphocyte cells with that of nonsmokers
    Izolde Bouloukaki
    Department of Thoracic Medicine, University General Hospital, Medical School of the University of Crete, 71110 Heraklion, Greece
    Mediators Inflamm 2009:812102. 2009
    ..These novel findings indicate that smoking cessation can equilibrate certain inflammatory cells of smokers with those of nonsmokers, within 6 months of smoking cessation...
  17. doi request reprint Gluteal adipose-tissue polyunsaturated fatty-acids profiles and depressive symptoms in obese adults with obstructive sleep apnea hypopnea syndrome: a cross-sectional study
    Christopher Papandreou
    Department of Social Medicine, Preventive Medicine and Nutrition Clinic, Medical School, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 98:316-9. 2011
    ..The positive relationship between symptoms of depression and the particular fatty acid ratio probably indicates an increase in prostaglandins family although this needs further research...
  18. ncbi request reprint Pupil miosis within 5 minutes in darkness is a valid and sensitive quantitative measure of alertness: application in daytime sleepiness associated with sleep apnea
    Panos Bitsios
    Dept of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Medical School PO BOX 2208, University of Crete, Heraklion 71003, Crete, Greece
    Sleep 29:1482-8. 2006
    ..In this preliminary study, we tested the validity of the gradual pupillary miosis during 5 minutes in darkness, as a quantitative physiologic index of the arousal state of the brain...
  19. ncbi request reprint Acute electrophysiologic effects of inhaled salbutamol in humans
    Eleftherios M Kallergis
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital of Heraklion, 71000, Voutes, Heraklion Crete, Greece
    Chest 127:2057-63. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the cardiac electrophysiologic effects of a single, regular dose of an inhaled beta2-agonist in humans...