Max Hirshkowitz

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Positive airway pressure therapy of OSA
    Max Hirshkowitz
    Department of Psychiatry, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 26:68-79. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Sleep-related erections: clinical perspectives and neural mechanisms
    Max Hirshkowitz
    Department of Psychiatry, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston Veterans Affairs Medical Center Sleep Center, TX, USA
    Sleep Med Rev 9:311-29. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Clinical and technologic approaches to sleep evaluation
    Max Hirshkowitz
    Department of Psychiatry, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Neurol Clin 23:991-1005, v-vi. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Adjunct armodafinil improves wakefulness and memory in obstructive sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome
    M Hirshkowitz
    Michael E DeBakey VAMC Sleep Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Respir Med 101:616-27. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Normal human sleep: an overview
    Max Hirshkowitz
    Department of Psychiatry, Baylor College of Medicine, 1 Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Med Clin North Am 88:551-65, vii. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of atrial overdrive pacing on obstructive sleep apnea in patients with systolic heart failure
    Amir Sharafkhaneh
    Department of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Sleep Med 8:31-6. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of adjunctive modafinil on wakefulness and quality of life in patients with excessive sleepiness-associated obstructive sleep apnoea/hypopnoea syndrome: a 12-month, open-label extension study
    Max Hirshkowitz
    Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center Sleep Diagnostic Clinic, Houston, Texas, USA
    CNS Drugs 21:407-16. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Association of psychiatric disorders and sleep apnea in a large cohort
    Amir Sharafkhaneh
    Department of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, VAMC Sleep Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Sleep 28:1405-11. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Pharmacotherapy of obstructive sleep apnea
    Gnananadh Jayaraman
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine and Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Ther Adv Respir Dis 2:375-86. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Sleep disorders and their management in patients with COPD
    Amir Sharafkhaneh
    Baylor College of Medicine, Sleep Disorders and Research Center, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston TX, USA
    Ther Adv Respir Dis 3:309-18. 2009

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Positive airway pressure therapy of OSA
    Max Hirshkowitz
    Department of Psychiatry, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 26:68-79. 2005
    ..Finally, we present an assortment of approaches for troubleshooting clinical problems commonly encountered among patients being treated with positive airway pressure therapy...
  2. ncbi request reprint Sleep-related erections: clinical perspectives and neural mechanisms
    Max Hirshkowitz
    Department of Psychiatry, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston Veterans Affairs Medical Center Sleep Center, TX, USA
    Sleep Med Rev 9:311-29. 2005
    ..Data from lesion and stimulation studies are examined in the present review, moving us a step closer to understanding the underpinnings of erectile function...
  3. ncbi request reprint Clinical and technologic approaches to sleep evaluation
    Max Hirshkowitz
    Department of Psychiatry, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Neurol Clin 23:991-1005, v-vi. 2005
    ..Finally, the mechanisms governing sleep and wakefulness are reviewed and a model of normal sleep mechanisms going awry is outlined as an aid for understanding abnormal sleep associated with sleep disorders...
  4. ncbi request reprint Adjunct armodafinil improves wakefulness and memory in obstructive sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome
    M Hirshkowitz
    Michael E DeBakey VAMC Sleep Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Respir Med 101:616-27. 2007
    ..We assessed the ability of armodafinil to improve wakefulness and cognition and reduce fatigue in this population...
  5. ncbi request reprint Normal human sleep: an overview
    Max Hirshkowitz
    Department of Psychiatry, Baylor College of Medicine, 1 Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Med Clin North Am 88:551-65, vii. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of atrial overdrive pacing on obstructive sleep apnea in patients with systolic heart failure
    Amir Sharafkhaneh
    Department of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
    Sleep Med 8:31-6. 2007
    ..To further investigate this relationship, we conducted a randomized clinical trial evaluating the effect of atrial overdrive pacing on sleep-related breathing events in subjects with OSA and systolic heart failure...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of adjunctive modafinil on wakefulness and quality of life in patients with excessive sleepiness-associated obstructive sleep apnoea/hypopnoea syndrome: a 12-month, open-label extension study
    Max Hirshkowitz
    Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center Sleep Diagnostic Clinic, Houston, Texas, USA
    CNS Drugs 21:407-16. 2007
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  8. ncbi request reprint Association of psychiatric disorders and sleep apnea in a large cohort
    Amir Sharafkhaneh
    Department of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, VAMC Sleep Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Sleep 28:1405-11. 2005
    ..We conducted the present study to determine whether psychiatric disorders are commonly associated with sleep apnea in Veterans Health Administration beneficiaries...
  9. doi request reprint Pharmacotherapy of obstructive sleep apnea
    Gnananadh Jayaraman
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine and Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Ther Adv Respir Dis 2:375-86. 2008
    ..In this paper we review the outcome data from published trials designed to evaluate efficacy and safety of various medications proposed for treating obstructive sleep apnea...
  10. ncbi request reprint Sleep disorders and their management in patients with COPD
    Amir Sharafkhaneh
    Baylor College of Medicine, Sleep Disorders and Research Center, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston TX, USA
    Ther Adv Respir Dis 3:309-18. 2009
    ..In this publication, we review respiratory physiology as it relates to sleep and discuss sleep disorders and their management in patients with COPD...
  11. ncbi request reprint Sleep stage scoring in the adult population
    Marietta Bellamy Bibbs
    Michael E DeBakey Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Sleep Disorders Clinic, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Respir Care Clin N Am 11:691-707, ix. 2005
    ..The resulting recording is a polysomnogram. This article addresses sleep stage scoring in adults...
  12. pmc Weight and metabolic effects of CPAP in obstructive sleep apnea patients with obesity
    Jose M Garcia
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 2002 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77025, USA
    Respir Res 12:80. 2011
    ..We postulated that CPAP will decrease IR, ghrelin and resistin and increase adiponectin levels in this setting...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effect of the new Medicare guideline on patient qualification for positive airway pressure therapy
    Rishi Raj
    Department of Medicine, VAMC Sleep Disorders and Research Center III i and Baylor College of Medicine, 2002 Holcombe Blvd, Room 6C 344, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Sleep Med 4:29-33. 2003
    ..The criteria omit electroencephalogram (EEG) arousals from the definition. This study was designed to assess how the new Medicare guideline changes CPAP eligibility...
  14. ncbi request reprint The clinical consequences of obstructive sleep apnea and associated excessive sleepiness
    Max Hirshkowitz
    Department of Medicine and Menninger Department of Psychiatry, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, USA
    J Fam Pract 57:S9-16. 2008
    ..Addressing OSA can help improve this condition. More than 50% of patients with OSA experience depression. Treatment of OSA can lessen depressive symptoms associated with this sleeping disorder...
  15. ncbi request reprint Event scoring in polysomnography: scoring arousals, respiratory events, and leg movements
    Marietta Bellamy Bibbs
    Michael E DeBakey Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Sleep Disorders Clinic, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Respir Care Clin N Am 11:709-30, ix. 2005
    ..Arousals, periodic limb movements, and respiratory events are significant because they represent pathophysiologies on which final diagnosis largely depends...
  16. ncbi request reprint Sleep apnea in a high risk population: a study of Veterans Health Administration beneficiaries
    Amir Sharafkhaneh
    VAMC Sleep Center 111i, Baylor College of Medicine, 2002 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Sleep Med 5:345-50. 2004
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  17. ncbi request reprint Contextual factors and perceived self-reported sleepiness: a preliminary report
    Amir Sharafkhaneh
    Sleep Disorders and Research Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Sleep Center 116A, 2002 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Sleep Med 4:327-31. 2003
    ..g. watching television), does the respondent's position, location, or interest in the activity alter sleepiness rating. We also evaluated interactions between an individual's level of sleepiness and the effect of these contextual factors...
  18. ncbi request reprint Modafinil for treatment of residual excessive sleepiness in nasal continuous positive airway pressure-treated obstructive sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome
    Jed E Black
    Stanford Sleep Disorder Clinic, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Sleep 28:464-71. 2005
    ..We evaluated the efficacy and safety of the wake-promoting agent modafinil for treating residual excessive sleepiness in nCPAP-treated patients...
  19. pmc Evaluation of the safety of modafinil for treatment of excessive sleepiness
    Thomas Roth
    Henry Ford Sleep Disorders Center, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 3:595-602. 2007
    ..Safety and tolerability data from 6 randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled studies were combined to evaluate modafinil across these different patient populations...
  20. ncbi request reprint The visual scoring of sleep in adults
    Michael H Silber
    Mayo Sleep Disorders Center, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55902, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 3:121-31. 2007
    ..Movement time was eliminated and major body movements defined. Studies are needed to test the reliability of the new rules. Future advances in technology may require modification of these rules with time...
  21. ncbi request reprint Modafinil as adjunct therapy for daytime sleepiness in obstructive sleep apnea: a 12-week, open-label study
    Jonathan R L Schwartz
    Integris Sleep Disorders Center of Oklahoma, 4200 S Douglas, Suite 313, Oklahoma City, OK 73109, USA
    Chest 124:2192-9. 2003
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  22. ncbi request reprint Practice parameters for the role of actigraphy in the study of sleep and circadian rhythms: an update for 2002
    Michael Littner
    VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, and UCLA School of Medicine, Sepulveda, CA, USA
    Sleep 26:337-41. 2003
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Practice parameters for the use of continuous and bilevel positive airway pressure devices to treat adult patients with sleep-related breathing disorders
    Clete A Kushida
    Stanford University Center of Excellence for Sleep Disorders, Stanford, CA, USA
    Sleep 29:375-80. 2006
    ..9) CPAP and BPAP therapy are safe; side effects and adverse events are mainly minor and reversible. 10) BPAP may be useful in treating some forms of restrictive lung disease or hypoventilation syndromes associated with hypercapnia...
  24. ncbi request reprint Practice parameters for the treatment of snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea with oral appliances: an update for 2005
    Clete A Kushida
    Stanford University Center of Excellence for Sleep Disorders, CA, USA
    Sleep 29:240-3. 2006
    ..Regular follow up is also needed to assess the patient for signs and symptoms of worsening OSA. Research to define patient characteristics more clearly for OA acceptance, success, and adherence is needed...
  25. ncbi request reprint The official World Association of Sleep Medicine (WASM) standards for recording and scoring periodic leg movements in sleep (PLMS) and wakefulness (PLMW) developed in collaboration with a task force from the International Restless Legs Syndrome Study Grou
    Marco Zucconi
    Sleep Disorders Center, San Raffaele Hospital, Milano, Italy
    Sleep Med 7:175-83. 2006
  26. ncbi request reprint Practice parameters for clinical use of the multiple sleep latency test and the maintenance of wakefulness test
    Michael R Littner
    VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, CA, USA
    Sleep 28:113-21. 2005
    ..These practice parameters also include recommendations for the MSLT and MWT protocols, a discussion of the normative data available for both tests, and a description of issues that need further study...
  27. ncbi request reprint Practice parameters for the indications for polysomnography and related procedures: an update for 2005
    Clete A Kushida
    Stanford University Center of Excellence for Sleep Disorders, Stanford, CA, USA
    Sleep 28:499-521. 2005
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  28. ncbi request reprint Digital analysis and technical specifications
    Thomas Penzel
    Center for Sleep Medicine, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Clin Sleep Med 3:109-20. 2007
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  29. ncbi request reprint On measurement consistency and other hobgoblins
    Max Hirshkowitz
    Sleep 27:847-8. 2004
  30. ncbi request reprint Practice parameters for using polysomnography to evaluate insomnia: an update
    Michael Littner
    VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Sepulveda, CA, USA
    Sleep 26:754-60. 2003
    ..However, polysomnography is not indicated for the routine evaluation of transient insomnia, chronic insomnia, or insomnia associated with psychiatric disorders...
  31. ncbi request reprint Practice parameters for the dopaminergic treatment of restless legs syndrome and periodic limb movement disorder
    Michael R Littner
    VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System and David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Sepulveda, CA, USA
    Sleep 27:557-9. 2004
    ..Lastly, no specific recommendations can be made regarding dopaminergic treatment of children or pregnant women with RLS or PLMD...