Brian B Koo

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Publications

  1. pmc Restless Legs Syndrome and Depression: Effect Mediation by Disturbed Sleep and Periodic Limb Movements
    Brian B Koo
    Department of Neurology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT Department of Neurology, Connecticut Veterans Affairs Health System, West Haven, CT Yale Center for Neuroepidemiology and Clinical Neurological Research, New Haven, CT Electronic address
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:1105-1116. 2016
  2. doi Restless Leg Syndrome Across the Globe: Epidemiology of the Restless Legs Syndrome/Willis-Ekbom Disease
    Brian B Koo
    Department of Neurology, Yale University School of Medicine, 15 York Street, New Haven, CT 06510, USA Department of Neurology, West Haven VAMC, Connecticut Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, 950 Campbell Avenue, West Haven, CT 06516, USA Electronic address
    Sleep Med Clin 10:189-205, xi. 2015
  3. pmc Periodic limb movements during sleep and prevalent hypertension in the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Brian B Koo
    From the Department of Neurology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT B B K Department of Neurology, Connecticut Veterans Affairs Health System, West Haven B B K Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington School of Public Health, Seattle S S Division of Sleep Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA D A D, S R and Department of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis P L L
    Hypertension 65:70-7. 2015
  4. doi Correlates of obstructive apnea duration
    Brian B Koo
    Department of Neurology, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH, 44106, USA
    Lung 192:185-90. 2014
  5. doi Restless legs syndrome: relationship between prevalence and latitude
    Brian B Koo
    Department of Neurology, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Sleep Breath 16:1237-45. 2012
  6. doi REM rebound and CPAP compliance
    Brian B Koo
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, USA
    Sleep Med 13:864-8. 2012
  7. ncbi The effects of gender and age on REM-related sleep-disordered breathing
    Brian B Koo
    Division of Sleep Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Sleep Breath 12:259-64. 2008
  8. doi Rapid eye movement-related sleep-disordered breathing: influence of age and gender
    Brian B Koo
    Department of Pulmonary, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Chest 134:1156-61. 2008
  9. pmc Validation of a polyvinylidene fluoride impedance sensor for respiratory event classification during polysomnography
    Brian B Koo
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Department of Neurology, Cleveland, OH 44120, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 7:479-85. 2011
  10. doi Alpha-melanocyte stimulating hormone and adrenocorticotropic hormone: an alternative approach when thinking about restless legs syndrome?
    Brian B Koo
    Department of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Mov Disord 23:1234-42. 2008

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. pmc Restless Legs Syndrome and Depression: Effect Mediation by Disturbed Sleep and Periodic Limb Movements
    Brian B Koo
    Department of Neurology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT Department of Neurology, Connecticut Veterans Affairs Health System, West Haven, CT Yale Center for Neuroepidemiology and Clinical Neurological Research, New Haven, CT Electronic address
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:1105-1116. 2016
    ..To investigate an association between restless legs syndrome (RLS) and depression and to what extent sleep disturbance, periodic limb movements during sleep (PLMS), and antidepressant medication mediate this relationship...
  2. doi Restless Leg Syndrome Across the Globe: Epidemiology of the Restless Legs Syndrome/Willis-Ekbom Disease
    Brian B Koo
    Department of Neurology, Yale University School of Medicine, 15 York Street, New Haven, CT 06510, USA Department of Neurology, West Haven VAMC, Connecticut Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, 950 Campbell Avenue, West Haven, CT 06516, USA Electronic address
    Sleep Med Clin 10:189-205, xi. 2015
    ..These differences across regions may be explained by cultural, environmental, and genetic factors. Future investigation is needed to determine to what extent these factors affect expression of RLS/WED according to world region. ..
  3. pmc Periodic limb movements during sleep and prevalent hypertension in the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Brian B Koo
    From the Department of Neurology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT B B K Department of Neurology, Connecticut Veterans Affairs Health System, West Haven B B K Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington School of Public Health, Seattle S S Division of Sleep Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA D A D, S R and Department of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis P L L
    Hypertension 65:70-7. 2015
    ..In a multiethnic cohort of community-dwelling men and women, prevalent hypertension and SBP are associated with PLMS frequency in blacks. ..
  4. doi Correlates of obstructive apnea duration
    Brian B Koo
    Department of Neurology, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH, 44106, USA
    Lung 192:185-90. 2014
    ..We used polysomnographic measures of tendency for arousal, hypothesizing that long apnea would be associated with a smaller tendency for arousal...
  5. doi Restless legs syndrome: relationship between prevalence and latitude
    Brian B Koo
    Department of Neurology, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Sleep Breath 16:1237-45. 2012
    ..As the amount of UVR decreases with latitude, we considered the potential effect of geography on RLS prevalence with the thought being that RLS prevalence rises with increasing latitude...
  6. doi REM rebound and CPAP compliance
    Brian B Koo
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, USA
    Sleep Med 13:864-8. 2012
    ..A rebound or drastic increase in REM sleep in response to initial CPAP exposure is associated with improvement in the subjective quality of sleep. We wished to determine if REM rebound was also associated with increased CPAP compliance...
  7. ncbi The effects of gender and age on REM-related sleep-disordered breathing
    Brian B Koo
    Division of Sleep Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Sleep Breath 12:259-64. 2008
    ..In this population, women are more obese and older than men, while younger women were more obese than older women. These descriptive distinctions suggest differences in mechanism which may depend on gender and age...
  8. doi Rapid eye movement-related sleep-disordered breathing: influence of age and gender
    Brian B Koo
    Department of Pulmonary, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Chest 134:1156-61. 2008
    ..We sought to characterize REM SDB prevalence by gender and age to identify factors that could account for this discrepancy...
  9. pmc Validation of a polyvinylidene fluoride impedance sensor for respiratory event classification during polysomnography
    Brian B Koo
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Department of Neurology, Cleveland, OH 44120, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 7:479-85. 2011
    ..We compared respiratory event detection using PVDF impedance belts (PVDFb), respiratory inductance plethysmography (RIP), and nasal-oral pneumotachography (PNT)...
  10. doi Alpha-melanocyte stimulating hormone and adrenocorticotropic hormone: an alternative approach when thinking about restless legs syndrome?
    Brian B Koo
    Department of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Mov Disord 23:1234-42. 2008
    ..These melanocortin hormones may play a role in the pathogenesis of RLS...
  11. pmc Association of incident cardiovascular disease with periodic limb movements during sleep in older men: outcomes of sleep disorders in older men (MrOS) study
    Brian B Koo
    Department of Neurology, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Circulation 124:1223-31. 2011
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  12. pmc Longitudinal relationships of periodic limb movements during sleep and incident atrial fibrillation
    Anna M May
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, USA Electronic address
    Sleep Med 25:78-86. 2016
    ..This study aimed to examine relationship between periodic limb movements during sleep (PLMS) and incident atrial fibrillation/flutter (AF)...
  13. pmc Periodic limb movements during sleep and cardiac arrhythmia in older men (MrOS sleep)
    Brian B Koo
    Department of Neurology, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH
    J Clin Sleep Med 10:7-11. 2014
    ..To determine if periodic limb movements during sleep (PLMS) are associated with nocturnal cardiac arrhythmia...
  14. doi The Determining Risk of Vascular Events by Apnea Monitoring (DREAM) study: design, rationale, and methods
    Brian B Koo
    Department of Neurology, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    Sleep Breath 20:893-900. 2016
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  15. ncbi Mood Symptoms and Restless Legs Syndrome Without Periodic Limb Movements During Sleep: Is it a Clinical Subtype?
    Hochang B Lee
    From the Dept of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn HBL the Dept of Nursing Graduate School, Keimyung University, Daegu, South Korea MLS the Dept of Neurology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn BBK and the Dept of Neurology, Dongsan Medical Center, Keimyung University School of Medicine, Daegu, South Korea YWC
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci . 2016
    ..RLS without PLMS seems to be a phenotypically distinct clinical subtype of RLS. Future study should examine whether RLS without PLMS has a different clinical course, treatment response, and pathophysiology than RLS with PLMS...
  16. doi Characteristics of wake-up stroke
    Aki Tanimoto
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 23:1296-9. 2014
    ..Wake-up stroke (WUS) accounts for up to 29.6% of ischemic strokes, but its mechanisms are poorly understood. The purpose of this study is to identify risk factors and characteristics of WUS...
  17. doi Analog restless legs syndrome rating scale
    Aasef G Shaikh
    Department of Neurology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Eur Neurol 70:195-200. 2013
    ..In conclusion, individual components of the ARLS correlated well with total IRLS score. We emphasize that the ARLS is a simple RLS rating tool that can be used in clinical settings...