P Lavie

Summary

Affiliation: Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sleep-wake as a biological rhythm
    P Lavie
    Sleep Laboratory, Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Annu Rev Psychol 52:277-303. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in obstructive sleep apnea
    Peretz Lavie
    Lloyd Rigler Sleep Apnea Research Laboratory, B Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Curr Pharm Des 14:3466-73. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Insomnia and sleep-disordered breathing
    Peretz Lavie
    Lloyd Rigler Sleep Apnea Research Laboratory, Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Sleep Med 8:S21-5. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Sleep apnea syndrome: a possible contributing factor to resistant
    P Lavie
    Sleep Laboratory, Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa
    Sleep 24:721-5. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Sleep medicine--time for a change
    Peretz Lavie
    Lloyd Rigler Sleep Apnea Research Laboratory, Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    J Clin Sleep Med 2:207-11. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Mortality risk factors in sleep apnoea: a matched case-control study
    Peretz Lavie
    Lloyd Rigler Sleep Apnea Research Laboratory, Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    J Sleep Res 16:128-34. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint All-cause mortality in males with sleep apnoea syndrome: declining mortality rates with age
    P Lavie
    Lloyd Rigler Sleep Apnoea Research Laboratory, B Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Eur Respir J 25:514-20. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Unexpected survival advantage in elderly people with moderate sleep apnoea
    Peretz Lavie
    Lloyd Rigler Sleep Apnea Research Laboratory, Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    J Sleep Res 18:397-403. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Sleep apnea in the presumably healthy working population--revisited
    Peretz Lavie
    Sleep Laboratory, Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa
    Sleep 25:380-7. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Cardiac autonomic function during sleep in psychogenic and organic erectile dysfunction
    P Lavie
    Sleep Laboratory, Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    J Sleep Res 8:135-42. 1999

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Publications75

  1. ncbi request reprint Sleep-wake as a biological rhythm
    P Lavie
    Sleep Laboratory, Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Annu Rev Psychol 52:277-303. 2001
    ..This drive reaches a peak during the evening hours just before habitual bedtime...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in obstructive sleep apnea
    Peretz Lavie
    Lloyd Rigler Sleep Apnea Research Laboratory, B Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Curr Pharm Des 14:3466-73. 2008
    ..Results demonstrating that effective treatment of the syndrome can abort and even reverse the atherogenic process suggest that OSA should be diagnosed and treated as early as possible in order to prevent cardiovascular sequlea...
  3. doi request reprint Insomnia and sleep-disordered breathing
    Peretz Lavie
    Lloyd Rigler Sleep Apnea Research Laboratory, Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Sleep Med 8:S21-5. 2007
    ..The use of pharmacological drugs such as hypnotics for the treatment of insomnia in patients with SDB remains controversial...
  4. ncbi request reprint Sleep apnea syndrome: a possible contributing factor to resistant
    P Lavie
    Sleep Laboratory, Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa
    Sleep 24:721-5. 2001
    ..Michael's Hospital at the University of Toronto...
  5. ncbi request reprint Sleep medicine--time for a change
    Peretz Lavie
    Lloyd Rigler Sleep Apnea Research Laboratory, Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    J Clin Sleep Med 2:207-11. 2006
    ..A proposal for such an alliance is presented...
  6. ncbi request reprint Mortality risk factors in sleep apnoea: a matched case-control study
    Peretz Lavie
    Lloyd Rigler Sleep Apnea Research Laboratory, Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    J Sleep Res 16:128-34. 2007
    ..We conclude that all-cause mortality in sleep apnoea is associated with co-morbidities and obesity. Severity of sleep apnoea affects mortality by interacting with obesity and lung disease...
  7. ncbi request reprint All-cause mortality in males with sleep apnoea syndrome: declining mortality rates with age
    P Lavie
    Lloyd Rigler Sleep Apnoea Research Laboratory, B Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Eur Respir J 25:514-20. 2005
    ..The lack of information about possible confounders and treatment effects should be taken into consideration in the interpretation of these results...
  8. doi request reprint Unexpected survival advantage in elderly people with moderate sleep apnoea
    Peretz Lavie
    Lloyd Rigler Sleep Apnea Research Laboratory, Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    J Sleep Res 18:397-403. 2009
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Sleep apnea in the presumably healthy working population--revisited
    Peretz Lavie
    Sleep Laboratory, Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa
    Sleep 25:380-7. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Cardiac autonomic function during sleep in psychogenic and organic erectile dysfunction
    P Lavie
    Sleep Laboratory, Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    J Sleep Res 8:135-42. 1999
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Smoking interacts with sleep apnea to increase cardiovascular risk
    Lena Lavie
    Lloyd Rigler Sleep Apnea Research Laboratory Ruth and Bruce Rappaport, Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Efron Street 7, Bat Galim, Haifa, Israel
    Sleep Med 9:247-53. 2008
    ..We investigated oxidative stress and inflammatory markers in 70 non-smoking and smoking patients with sleep apnea...
  12. ncbi request reprint Long-term sleep disturbances in adolescents after minor head injury
    Y Kaufman
    Sleep Laboratory; Rambam Medical Center and Technion--IIT, Haifa, Israel
    Pediatr Neurol 24:129-34. 2001
    ..2 +/- [0.8]; P = 0.063). Our data demonstrated that 3 years after MHI without any discernible clinical sequel, adolescents still complain of sleep disturbances that could be confirmed by both polysomnographic and actigraphic monitoring...
  13. ncbi request reprint Circadian characteristics of sleep propensity function in healthy elderly: a comparison with young adults
    I Haimov
    Sleep Laboratory, Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Sleep 20:294-300. 1997
    ..Our findings suggest that these age-related changes in sleep propensity may contribute to the difficulties in initiating sleep and to the early morning awakening...
  14. ncbi request reprint The effects of 1-year treatment with a herbst mandibular advancement splint on obstructive sleep apnea, oxidative stress, and endothelial function
    Sarah Itzhaki
    Sleep Laboratory, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa 31096, Israel
    Chest 131:740-9. 2007
    ..In the current study, we assessed the effect of long-term modified Herbst mandibular advancement splint (MAS) treatment on OSA, oxidative stress markers, and on endothelial function (EF)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Mortality in sleep apnea patients: a multivariate analysis of risk factors
    P Lavie
    Sleep Laboratory and Unit of Pulmonary Diseases, Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa
    Sleep 18:149-57. 1995
    ..Age, BMI and hypertension predicted MI deaths in addition to lung disease. These results were interpreted to suggest that SAS affects death indirectly, most probably by being a risk factor for hypertension...
  16. ncbi request reprint Incidence of sleep apnea in a presumably healthy working population: a significant relationship with excessive daytime sleepiness
    P Lavie
    Sleep Laboratory, Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa
    Sleep 25:312-8. 2002
    ..Workers with more than 10 apneas per hour of sleep complained significantly more about loud snoring, hypermotility in sleep, and frequent headaches. They had significantly more ENT findings and hypertension...
  17. doi request reprint Molecular mechanisms of cardiovascular disease in OSAHS: the oxidative stress link
    L Lavie
    Lloyd Rigler Sleep Apnea Research Laboratory, Unit of Anatomy and Cell Biology, The Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Eur Respir J 33:1467-84. 2009
    ..Hence, oxidative stress represents the common underlying link in OSAHS and the conditions and comorbidities that aggregate with it...
  18. ncbi request reprint Starting times of school: effects on daytime functioning of fifth-grade children in Israel
    R Epstein
    Sleep Laboratory, Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Sleep 21:250-6. 1998
    ..The implications of these findings to the ongoing controversy concerning sleep need in contemporary society are discussed...
  19. ncbi request reprint Long-term follow-up of untreated patients with sleep apnoea syndrome
    D Fisher
    Sleep Laboratory, Rambam Medical Center, Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa
    Respir Med 96:337-43. 2002
    ..When weight loss is successfully achieved, sleep apnoea significantly improves with a high correlation between the extent of weight loss and the improvement in apnoea status...
  20. ncbi request reprint Changing from communal to familial sleep arrangement in the Kibbutz: effects on sleep quality
    R Epstein
    Sleep Laboratory, Baruch Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Sleep 20:334-9. 1997
    ..After discarding developmental and physical condition-related changes, it was concluded that the improvement in sleep quality was due to the children's increased sense of security when sleeping with their families...
  21. pmc Obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome as a risk factor for hypertension: population study
    P Lavie
    Sleep Laboratory, Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    BMJ 320:479-82. 2000
    ..To assess whether sleep apnoea syndrome is an independent risk factor for hypertension...
  22. ncbi request reprint Daily and yearly burnout symptoms in Israeli shift work residents
    O Tzischinsky
    Center for Work Safety and Human Engineering, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    J Hum Ergol (Tokyo) 30:357-62. 2001
    ..However, after the second year, the burnout symptoms were almost the same as at the beginning except for the level of stress that remained high. Sleep duration was unrelated to the burnout symptoms...
  23. ncbi request reprint 'Oddball' event-related potentials and information processing during REM and non-REM sleep
    H Pratt
    Evoked Potentials Laboratory, Behavioral Biology, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa
    Clin Neurophysiol 110:53-61. 1999
    ..The results indicate continued evaluation of auditory input salience during sleep, which diminishes during deep sleep, and is replaced by evaluation of stimulus context in a train of stimuli during REM sleep...
  24. ncbi request reprint Twenty-four-hour structure of sleepiness in morning and evening persons investigated by ultrashort sleep-wake cycle
    P Lavie
    Sleep Laboratory, Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa
    Sleep 12:522-8. 1989
    ..Based on their amounts of sleep, subjects were also divided into "sleepy" and "alert" types, which were independent from the chronotypology...
  25. ncbi request reprint Contributions of hypoxia and respiratory disturbance index to sympathetic activation and blood pressure in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    N Peled
    Sleep Laboratory, Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa
    Am J Hypertens 11:1284-9. 1998
    ..Our results indicate that the degree of nocturnal hypoxia is more closely associated with the level of sympathetic activation and with daytime level of blood pressure than with sleep fragmentation...
  26. ncbi request reprint Sleep patterns of children sleeping in residential care, in kibbutz dormitories and at home--a comparative study
    M Ophir-Cohen
    Sleep Laboratory, Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Haifa, Israel
    Sleep 16:428-32. 1993
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Melatonin replacement therapy of elderly insomniacs
    I Haimov
    Sleep Laboratory, Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Sleep 18:598-603. 1995
    ..After cessation of treatment, sleep quality deteriorated. Our findings suggest that for melatonin-deficient elderly insomniacs, melatonin replacement therapy may be beneficial in the initiation and maintenance of sleep...
  28. ncbi request reprint Nonreplicability of seasonal rhythm in REM sleep in a subtropical climate
    P Herer
    Sleep Laboratory, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Sleep 20:359-61. 1997
    ..Rapid eye movement latency was also found to differ according to apnea severity, with patients who had > 40 apneas and hypopneas per hour of sleep having a longer latency than those with fewer apneas and hypopneas...
  29. pmc Melatonin treatment in an institutionalised child with psychomotor retardation and an irregular sleep-wake pattern
    G Pillar
    Pediatrics Department A, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Arch Dis Child 79:63-4. 1998
    ..Administration of exogenous melatonin (3 mg) at 18:00 resulted in increased nocturnal urinary aMT6 concentrations and improvements in her sleep-wake pattern. Melatonin may help disabled children suffering from sleep disorders...
  30. ncbi request reprint Melatonin hypersecretion in male patients with adult-onset idiopathic hypogonadotropic hypogonadism
    R Luboshitzky
    The Endocrine Institute, Haemek Medical Center, Afula, Israel
    Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes 108:142-5. 2000
    ..These data indicate that male patients with acquired GnRH deficiency have increased melatonin secretion. Melatonin hypersecretion in these patients may reflect a functional association...
  31. ncbi request reprint Plasma levels of nitric oxide and L-arginine in sleep apnea patients: effects of nCPAP treatment
    Lena Lavie
    Unit of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    J Mol Neurosci 21:57-63. 2003
    ..These results demonstrate that sleep apnea is associated with a chronic state of diminished circulating NO concentrations that can be ameliorated by nCPAP treatment...
  32. ncbi request reprint An automatic ambulatory device for detection of AASM defined arousals from sleep: the WP100
    Giora Pillar
    Sleep Laboratory, Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Sleep Med 4:207-12. 2003
    ..In the current study we sought to extend these findings to the Watch_PAT100 (WP100), an ambulatory device measuring PAT, oximetry and actigraphy...
  33. ncbi request reprint Evidence for lipid peroxidation in obstructive sleep apnea
    Lena Lavie
    The Lloyd Rigler Sleep Apnea Research Laboratory, The Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Sleep 27:123-8. 2004
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Ischemic preconditioning as a possible explanation for the age decline relative mortality in sleep apnea
    Lena Lavie
    Lloyd Rigler Sleep Apnea Research Laboratory, Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Rappaport Building, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Bat Galim, Haifa
    Med Hypotheses 66:1069-73. 2006
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Heat-shock protein 70: expression in monocytes of patients with sleep apnoea and association with oxidative stress and tumour necrosis factor-alpha
    Lena Lavie
    Lloyd Rigler Sleep Apnea Research Laboratory, Unit of Anatomy and Cell Biology, The Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    J Sleep Res 19:139-47. 2010
    ..Correlations with oxidative stress and TNF-alpha further support this conclusion...
  36. ncbi request reprint Plasma vascular endothelial growth factor in sleep apnea syndrome: effects of nasal continuous positive air pressure treatment
    Lena Lavie
    Unit of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 165:1624-8. 2002
    ..9 +/- 23.6 versus 54.0 +/- 21.5 pg/ml, ns). These results raise the possibility that VEGF may contribute to the long-term adaptation of sleep apnea syndrome to recurrent nocturnal hypoxia...
  37. ncbi request reprint Plasma homocysteine levels in obstructive sleep apnea: association with cardiovascular morbidity
    L Lavie
    Unit of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Chest 120:900-8. 2001
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Activated CD8+ T-lymphocytes in obstructive sleep apnoea
    L Dyugovskaya
    The Lloyd Rigler Sleep Apnea Research Laboratory, Unit of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Techion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Eur Respir J 25:820-8. 2005
    ..These results are compatible with the current authors' hypothesis of atherogenic sequelae in obstructive sleep apnoea...
  39. ncbi request reprint Obstructive sleep apnea and hypertension: from correlative to causative relationship
    P Lavie
    Sleep Laboratory, Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 3:296-301. 2001
    ..They conclude by recommending a proactive approach to the diagnosis of breathing disorders in sleep, in order to prevent the cardiovascular sequelae of this syndrome...
  40. ncbi request reprint Melatonin possesses time-dependent hypnotic effects
    O Tzischinsky
    Sleep Laboratory, Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa
    Sleep 17:638-45. 1994
    ..These findings indicate that melatonin possesses a time-dependent hypnotic effect and suggest that endogenous melatonin may participate in sleep-wake regulation...
  41. ncbi request reprint Delayed neutrophil apoptosis in patients with sleep apnea
    Larissa Dyugovskaya
    Unit of Anatomy and Cell Biology, The Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion, POB 9649, 31096 Haifa, Israel
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 177:544-54. 2008
    ..PMN apoptosis is a fundamental, injury-limiting mechanism, which prevents their destructive potential...
  42. ncbi request reprint Endothelial dysfunction in obstructive sleep apnea measured by peripheral arterial tone response in the finger to reactive hyperemia
    Sarah Itzhaki
    Lloyd Rigler Sleep Apnea Research Laboratory, Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Sleep 28:594-600. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate endothelial functioning in sleep apnea patients using a novel plethysmographic device that monitors peripheral arterial tone response in the finger to reactive hyperemia induced by forearm ischemia...
  43. ncbi request reprint Haptoglobin polymorphism is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    Lena Lavie
    Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Sleep 26:592-5. 2003
    ..We therefore sought to determine if the haptoglobin phenotype was a determinant of cardiovascular disease in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome...
  44. ncbi request reprint Penile erections in a patient with nearly total absence of REM: a follow-up study
    P Lavie
    Sleep Laboratory, Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa
    Sleep 13:276-8. 1990
    ..Sleep recordings conducted 4 years later confirmed the drastic reduction of REM sleep, but demonstrated intact penile erection cycles...
  45. ncbi request reprint Hypernychthemeral sleep-wake cycle: some hidden regularities
    M Wollman
    Unit of Behavioral Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa
    Sleep 9:324-34. 1986
    ..It is possible that the unexpected regularities resulted from partial entrainment to external cues or from some residual influence of an endogenous ultradian-regulating mechanism...
  46. ncbi request reprint Lymphocyte activation as a possible measure of atherosclerotic risk in patients with sleep apnea
    Larissa Dyugovskaya
    Lloyd Rigler Sleep Apnea Research Laboratory, Unit of Anatomy and Cell Biology, The Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, 31096 Haifa, Israel
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1051:340-50. 2005
    ..In conclusion, increased cytotoxicity and cytokine imbalance in CD4 and CD8 T cells may be involved in atherogenesis in OSA. Nasal CPAP treatment ameliorates some lymphocyte dysfunctions and thus may moderate some atherogenic pathways...
  47. ncbi request reprint Autonomic arousal index: an automated detection based on peripheral arterial tonometry
    Giora Pillar
    Sleep Laboratory, Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa
    Sleep 25:543-9. 2002
    ..88. We conclude that automated analysis of the peripheral arterial tonometry signal can detect EEG arousals from sleep, in a relatively quick and reproducible fashion...
  48. ncbi request reprint Shift work in nursing: is it really a risk factor for nurses' health and patients' safety?
    Hanna Admi
    Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel
    Nurs Econ 26:250-7. 2008
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Increased adhesion molecules expression and production of reactive oxygen species in leukocytes of sleep apnea patients
    Larissa Dyugovskaya
    Unit of Anatomy and Cell Biology and Sleep Laboratory, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, The Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 165:934-9. 2002
    ..Monocyte adherence to endothelial cells decreased as well. Our findings provide one of the possible mechanisms for explaining the high rate of cardiovascular morbidity in patients with sleep apnea...
  50. ncbi request reprint Elevated plasma homocysteine in older shift-workers: a potential risk factor for cardiovascular morbidity
    Lena Lavie
    Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Chronobiol Int 24:115-28. 2007
    ..The elevated homocysteine levels may play a role in the increased rates of cardiovascular morbidity in shift-workers, and they may have practical implications regarding the nutrition of shift-workers...
  51. ncbi request reprint Who was the first to use the term Pickwickian in connection with sleepy patients? History of sleep apnoea syndrome
    Peretz Lavie
    Lloyd Rigler Sleep Apnoea Research Laboratory, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Israel
    Sleep Med Rev 12:5-17. 2008
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Sleep complaints as early predictors of posttraumatic stress disorder: a 1-year prospective study of injured survivors of motor vehicle accidents
    Danny Koren
    Department of Psychiatry, Rambam Medical Center, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa
    Am J Psychiatry 159:855-7. 2002
    ..The causal relationship between sleep complaints and PTSD is unclear...
  53. ncbi request reprint Residual effects of daytime administration of melatonin on performance relevant to flight
    Rachel Nave
    Sleep Research Laboratory, Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Gutwirth Building, 32000, Haifa, Israel
    Behav Brain Res 131:87-95. 2002
    ..5 h) may be associated with mild residual effects on psychomotor performance and may significantly affect subjective feeling of sleepiness for 2-4 h...
  54. ncbi request reprint No evidence of sleep disturbance in post-traumatic stress disorder: a polysomnographic study in injured victims of traffic accidents
    Ehud Klein
    Department of Psychiatry, Rambam Medical Center, and Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 39:3-10. 2002
    ..Thus, little is known about the development of sleep disturbances in recently traumatized subjects...
  55. ncbi request reprint Phenotypic and functional characterization of blood gammadelta T cells in sleep apnea
    Larissa Dyugovskaya
    Unit of Anatomy and Cell Biology, The Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion, POB 9649, 31096 Haifa, Israel
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 168:242-9. 2003
    ..5-fold higher than that of control subjects and could be prevented by pretreatment with anti-TNF-alpha. Collectively these data implicate gammadelta T lymphocyte function in atherogenic sequelae in OSA...
  56. ncbi request reprint Sleep complaints are not corroborated by objective sleep measures in post-traumatic stress disorder: a 1-year prospective study in survivors of motor vehicle crashes
    Ehud Klein
    Department of Psychiatry of the Rambam Medical Center and the B Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion I I T, Haifa, Israel
    J Sleep Res 12:35-41. 2003
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint The effects of sleep loss on medical residents' emotional reactions to work events: a cognitive-energy model
    Dov Zohar
    Research Center for Work Safety and Human Engineering, Technion, Israel
    Sleep 28:47-54. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that this relationship is shaped by the effect of sleep loss on cog-nitive-energy resources required for coping with goal-disruptive events or for capitalizing on new opportunities offered by goal-enhancing events...
  58. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of glaucoma in patients with sleep apnea syndrome: same as in the general population
    Orna Geyer
    Department of Ophthalmology, Carmel Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Am J Ophthalmol 136:1093-6. 2003
    ..An association of glaucoma and sleep apnea syndrome (SAS) has been widely reported. We investigated the largest group of patients with SAS thus far to determine the prevalence of glaucoma among these patients...
  59. ncbi request reprint Effect of sleep apnea on cognition and mood
    Baruch El-Ad
    Sleep Medicine Center, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa
    Int Rev Psychiatry 17:277-82. 2005
    ..Prefrontal cortical damage may underlie the cognitive dysfunction in OSAS. Early recognition and treatment may prevent this untoward effect of OSAS...
  60. ncbi request reprint Effects of task difficulty and invested mental effort on peripheral vasoconstriction
    Cristina Iani
    The Max Wertheimer Minerva Center for Cognitive Processes and Human Performance, Technion, Haifa, Israel
    Psychophysiology 41:789-98. 2004
    ..In addition, our results suggest that reduced pulse wave amplitude, signaling vasoconstriction, occurs when subjects are investing effort...
  61. ncbi request reprint Obstructive sleep apnoea and plasma homocysteine
    Lena Lavie
    Eur Heart J 26:526-7. 2005
  62. ncbi request reprint Decreased pituitary-gonadal secretion in men with obstructive sleep apnea
    Rafael Luboshitzky
    Endocrine Institute, Haemek Medical Center, Afula 18101, Israel
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:3394-8. 2002
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Gender-related differences in symptoms of patients with suspected breathing disorders in sleep: a clinical population study using the sleep disorders questionnaire
    Arschang Valipour
    Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for COPD, Otto Wagner Hospital, Vienna, Austria
    Sleep 30:312-9. 2007
    ..Gender-related differences in the symptom profile of patients with suspected sleep disordered breathing (SDB) may be one explanation of the clinical underrecognition of SDB in women...
  64. ncbi request reprint Detecting REM sleep from the finger: an automatic REM sleep algorithm based on peripheral arterial tone (PAT) and actigraphy
    Sarah Herscovici
    Itamar Medical Ltd, Cesarea, Israel
    Physiol Meas 28:129-40. 2007
    ..The innovative method of optimization using a genetic algorithm has been proven to yield robust results in the validation set...
  65. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a portable device based on peripheral arterial tone for unattended home sleep studies
    Amir Bar
    Itamar Medical Ltd, Caesarea, Israel
    Chest 123:695-703. 2003
    ..The Watch PAT100 (WP100) [Itamar Medical; Caesarea, Israel] is a portable device based on the peripheral arterial tone (PAT) signal, and is designed for unattended home sleep studies...
  66. ncbi request reprint Sleep-apnea-related intermittent hypoxia and atherogenesis: adhesion molecules and monocytes/endothelial cells interactions
    Lena Lavie
    Atherosclerosis 183:183-4. 2005
  67. doi request reprint Upper airway in obstructive sleep apnea--controversies continue
    Giora Pillar
    J Sleep Res 17:123-4. 2008
  68. ncbi request reprint Is the severity of sleep apnea associated with ischemic stroke in the elderly?
    Peretz Lavie
    Stroke 38:249; author reply 250. 2007
  69. ncbi request reprint Obstructive sleep apnoea and plasma homocysteine
    Lena Lavie
    Eur Heart J 26:2210; author reply 2210-1. 2005
  70. ncbi request reprint Genetics wakes up for human sleep
    Peretz Lavie
    Sleep Med Rev 9:87-9. 2005
  71. ncbi request reprint Pituitary-gonadal function in men with obstructive sleep apnea. The effect of continuous positive airways pressure treatment
    Rafael Luboshitzky
    Endocrine Institute, Haemek Medical Center, Afula 18101, Israel
    Neuro Endocrinol Lett 24:463-7. 2003
    ..Our study aimed to evaluate the pituitary-gonadal axis in middle age men with OSA before and after treatment with nasal continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP)...
  72. ncbi request reprint Pro: Sleep apnea causes cardiovascular disease
    Peretz Lavie
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 169:147-8; discussion 150. 2004
  73. ncbi request reprint Oscillations in peripheral arterial tone in congestive heart failure patients: a new marker for Cheyne-Stokes breathing
    Dov Freimark
    Cardiac Institute, Heart Failure Clinic, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Cardiology 98:21-4. 2002
    ..7 and 92.9% for non-REM sleep, 90.7 and 70% for REM sleep, and 73 and 97.3% for awake periods, respectively. PAT is a reliable marker of CSB in CHF patients. The novel finger plethysmograph can be used for screening and monitoring CSB...
  74. ncbi request reprint The KickStrip: a novel testing device for periodic limb movement disorder
    Tamar Shochat
    Scientific Laboratory Products, Ltd, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Sleep 26:480-3. 2003
    ..DEISGN: Patients underwent full polysomnographic recordings concomitantly with the use of the KickStrip for a single night...
  75. ncbi request reprint Validation of the BiteStrip screener for sleep bruxism
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