Samuel T Kuna

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Noninferiority of functional outcome in ambulatory management of obstructive sleep apnea
    Samuel T Kuna
    VISN 4 Eastern Regional Sleep Center 111P, Department of Medicine, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 3900 Woodland Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 183:1238-44. 2011
  2. pmc Agreement in computer-assisted manual scoring of polysomnograms across sleep centers
    Samuel T Kuna
    Department of Medicine and Center for Sleep and Circadian Neurobiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Sleep 36:583-9. 2013
  3. pmc A randomized study on the effect of weight loss on obstructive sleep apnea among obese patients with type 2 diabetes: the Sleep AHEAD study
    Gary D Foster
    Center for Obesity Research and Education, Temple University, 3223 N Broad St, Ste 175, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:1619-26. 2009
  4. pmc Long-term effect of weight loss on obstructive sleep apnea severity in obese patients with type 2 diabetes
    Samuel T Kuna
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Sleep 36:641-649A. 2013
  5. pmc Performance of an automated polysomnography scoring system versus computer-assisted manual scoring
    Atul Malhotra
    Department of Medicine, Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA
    Sleep 36:573-82. 2013
  6. pmc Heritability of performance deficit accumulation during acute sleep deprivation in twins
    Samuel T Kuna
    Department of Medicine and Center for Sleep and Circadian Neurobiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Sleep 35:1223-33. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Portable-monitor testing: an alternative strategy for managing patients with obstructive sleep apnea
    Samuel T Kuna
    Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care, and Sleep Section, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Respir Care 55:1196-215. 2010
  8. pmc Differences in perceptions of the diagnosis and treatment of obstructive sleep apnea and continuous positive airway pressure therapy among adherers and nonadherers
    Amy M Sawyer
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Qual Health Res 20:873-92. 2010
  9. pmc Adherence to sleep apnea therapy and use of lipid-lowering drugs: a study of the healthy-user effect
    Alec B Platt
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Chest 137:102-8. 2010
  10. pmc Respiratory event detection by a positive airway pressure device
    Richard B Berry
    Department of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Sleep 35:361-7. 2012

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi request reprint Noninferiority of functional outcome in ambulatory management of obstructive sleep apnea
    Samuel T Kuna
    VISN 4 Eastern Regional Sleep Center 111P, Department of Medicine, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 3900 Woodland Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 183:1238-44. 2011
    ..Home portable monitor testing is increasingly being used to diagnose patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and to initiate them on continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment...
  2. pmc Agreement in computer-assisted manual scoring of polysomnograms across sleep centers
    Samuel T Kuna
    Department of Medicine and Center for Sleep and Circadian Neurobiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Sleep 36:583-9. 2013
    ..To determine intersite agreement in respiratory event scoring of polysomnograms (PSGs) using different hypopnea definitions...
  3. pmc A randomized study on the effect of weight loss on obstructive sleep apnea among obese patients with type 2 diabetes: the Sleep AHEAD study
    Gary D Foster
    Center for Obesity Research and Education, Temple University, 3223 N Broad St, Ste 175, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:1619-26. 2009
    ..The belief that weight loss improves obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has limited empirical support. The purpose of this 4-center study was to assess the effects of weight loss on OSA over a 1-year period...
  4. pmc Long-term effect of weight loss on obstructive sleep apnea severity in obese patients with type 2 diabetes
    Samuel T Kuna
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Sleep 36:641-649A. 2013
    ..To examine whether the initial benefit of weight loss on obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) severity at 1 year is maintained at 4 years...
  5. pmc Performance of an automated polysomnography scoring system versus computer-assisted manual scoring
    Atul Malhotra
    Department of Medicine, Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA
    Sleep 36:573-82. 2013
    ..Automation of scoring could reduce cost and improve reproducibility. The purpose of this study was to compare a new automated scoring system (YST-Limited, Winnipeg, Canada) with computer-assisted manual scoring...
  6. pmc Heritability of performance deficit accumulation during acute sleep deprivation in twins
    Samuel T Kuna
    Department of Medicine and Center for Sleep and Circadian Neurobiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Sleep 35:1223-33. 2012
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  7. ncbi request reprint Portable-monitor testing: an alternative strategy for managing patients with obstructive sleep apnea
    Samuel T Kuna
    Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care, and Sleep Section, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Respir Care 55:1196-215. 2010
    ..The cost-effectiveness of portable-monitor testing and its potential to improve patient access to diagnosis and treatment requires further investigation...
  8. pmc Differences in perceptions of the diagnosis and treatment of obstructive sleep apnea and continuous positive airway pressure therapy among adherers and nonadherers
    Amy M Sawyer
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Qual Health Res 20:873-92. 2010
    ..Our findings suggest opportunities for developing and testing tailored interventions to promote CPAP use...
  9. pmc Adherence to sleep apnea therapy and use of lipid-lowering drugs: a study of the healthy-user effect
    Alec B Platt
    Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Chest 137:102-8. 2010
    ..This association may be confounded if CPAP adherents are healthier in ways not measured by investigators. We assessed whether patients adhering to lipid-lowering medications were more adherent to CPAP...
  10. pmc Respiratory event detection by a positive airway pressure device
    Richard B Berry
    Department of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Sleep 35:361-7. 2012
    ..Compare automatic event detection (AED) of respiratory events using a positive airway pressure (PAP) device with manual scoring of polysomnography (PSG) during PAP treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)...
  11. doi request reprint Ambulatory management of patients with sleep apnea: is there a place for portable monitor testing?
    Bernie Sunwoo
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania, 844 West Gates, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Clin Chest Med 31:299-308. 2010
    ..Whether ambulatory management is cost-effective and will improve patient access to diagnosis and treatment requires further investigation...
  12. pmc Respiratory modulation of the pharyngeal airway in lean and obese mice
    Michael J Brennick
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 3624 Market St, Philadelphia, PA, United States
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 175:296-302. 2011
    ..The data support an hypothesis that pharyngeal airway patency in obesity is dependent on inspiratory dilation and may be vulnerable to loss of neuromuscular pharyngeal activation...
  13. pmc Obstructive sleep apnea among obese patients with type 2 diabetes
    Gary D Foster
    Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Diabetes Care 32:1017-9. 2009
    ..To assess the risk factors for the presence and severity of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) among obese patients with type 2 diabetes...
  14. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of an oral mandibular advancement titration appliance
    Samuel T Kuna
    Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 101:593-603. 2006
    ..To determine whether a manually adjustable oral mandibular advancement titration appliance (EMA-T) predicts successful long-term treatment with an oral mandibular advancement appliance (MAA)...