Affiliation: Western Hospital
- Pacemaker diagnosis of sleep disordered breathingIrene H Stevenson
Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 29:1033-5. 2006
- Sleep-disordered breathing in stable methadone programme patients: a pilot studyH Teichtahl
Sleep Disorders Laboratory, Department of Respiratory Medicine, Western Hospital, Gordon Street, Footscray, Victoria, Australia 3011
Addiction 96:395-403. 2001..To explore the possibility that stable MMP patients have sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) and abnormal sleep architecture defined by nocturnal sleep stages and sleep efficiency...
- Sleep-disordered breathing with chronic opioid useHarry Teichtahl
Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Allied Health, The University of Melbourne, Gordon St Footscray, Victoria, 3011, Australia
Expert Opin Drug Saf 6:641-9. 2007....
- Central sleep apnea in stable methadone maintenance treatment patientsDavid Wang
Department of Respiratory and Sleep Disorders Medicine, Western Hospital, Gordon St, Footscray, Victoria, Australia 3011
Chest 128:1348-56. 2005..Our previous data show that 6 of 10 methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) patients had central sleep apnea (CSA). This study aims to confirm these results and to investigate the pathogenesis of the CSA...
- Ventilatory responses to hypoxia and hypercapnia in stable methadone maintenance treatment patientsHarry Teichtahl
Department of Respiratory and Sleep Disorders Medicine, Western Hospital, Victoria, Australia, 3011
Chest 128:1339-47. 2005..Few studies have investigated ventilatory responses to both hypercapnia and hypoxia in these patients...
- Cardiorespiratory function in stable methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) patientsHarry Teichtahl
Department of Respiratory and Sleep Disorders Medicine, Western Hospital, Victoria, Australia
Addict Biol 9:247-53. 2004..We conclude that stable MMT patients have abnormalities of resting respiratory function which may be due to ongoing tobacco cigarette and current or past cannabis smoking...
- Scoring polysomnography respiratory events: the utility of nasal pressure and oro-nasal thermal sensor recordingsHarry Teichtahl
Department of Respiratory and Sleep Disorders Medicine, Western Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
Sleep Med 4:419-25. 2003..To evaluate the clinical utility of nasal cannula/pressure (NP) and oro-nasal thermal sensor (Th) recordings, alone and in combination for scoring respiratory events during routine diagnostic polysomnography (PSG)...
- Subjective daytime sleepiness and daytime function in patients on stable methadone maintenance treatment: possible mechanismsDavid Wang
Department of Respiratory and Sleep Disorders Medicine, Western Hospital, Department of Medicine RMH and WH, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
J Clin Sleep Med 4:557-62. 2008....
- Opioids, sleep architecture and sleep-disordered breathingDavid Wang
Department of Medicine, Royal Melbourne Hospital and Western Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Gordon Street, Footscray, VIC 3011, Australia
Sleep Med Rev 11:35-46. 2007....
- Oral versus intravenous corticosteroids in adults hospitalised with acute asthmaD Cunnington
Department of Respiratory and Sleep Disorders Medicine, Western Hospital, Gordon Street, Footscray, VIC 3011, Australia
Pulm Pharmacol Ther 18:207-12. 2005..Intravenous (IV) corticosteroids are used in practice, but they may not offer any advantage over oral corticosteroids...
- Measurement variability in sleep disorders medicine: the Victorian experienceR L Manser
Clinical Epidemiology and Health Service Evaluation Unit, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Victoria, Australia
Intern Med J 32:386-93. 2002..Surveys of laboratories in North America have documented significant diversity in the working definitions used for reporting respiratory events in sleep studies...
- The Victorian CPAP program: is there a need for additional education and support?R L Manser
Clinical Epidemiology and Health Service Evaluation Unit, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
Intern Med J 32:526-32. 2002..The Victorian Continuous Positive Airways Pressure (CPAP) Program provides CPAP services to financially disadvantaged individuals with moderate to severe sleep apnoea...
- Association between ventilatory response to hypercapnia and obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea index in asymptomatic subjectsDavid Wang
Woolcock Institute of Medical Research, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Sleep Breath 11:103-8. 2007..The mechanism can be applied to asymptomatic subjects with even minimal sleep-disordered breathing...
- Prevalence of sleep disordered breathing in paroxysmal and persistent atrial fibrillation patients with normal left ventricular functionIrene H Stevenson
Department of Cardiology, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne 3050, Australia
Eur Heart J 29:1662-9. 2008..These studies included patients with reduced left ventricular (LV) function which may cause both AF and sleep disordered breathing (SDB). We examined the prevalence of SDB in a population of patients with AF and normal LV function...