Our Research in Sleep Disorders
Current Research Projects
Adler, CH, Hauser RA, Sethi K. Caviness JN, Marlor L, Anderson WM, Hentz JG. Repinerole for restless legs syndrome: A placebo-controlled crossover trial. Neurology 62:1405-1407,2004
Luginbuehl M, Bradley-Klug KL, Feron J, Anderson W McD, Benbadis SR. Pediatric Sleep Disorders: Validation of the Sleep Disorder Inventory for Students, School Psychology Review 37(3): 409-431,2008.
Haines KL, Nelson LG, Gonzalez R, Torrella T, Martin T, Kandil A, Dragotti R, Anderson WM, Gallagher SF, Murr MM.Objective Evidence that Bariatic Surgery improved obesity – related obstructive sleep apnea.Surgery 141:354-8,2007
Collop NA, Anderson W McD., Boehlecker B, Claman D, Goldberg r, Gottilieb DJ, Hudgel D, Sateja M, Schwab R.Clinical Guidelines for the use of Unattended Portable Monitors in the Diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Adult Patients. J Clin Sleep Med 3(7):1-16,2007.
Clum SR, Anderson WM, Rumbak MJ. The Timing of Tracheostomy in Patients Requiring Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation.J. Bronch01 15-247-259.
Scolapio, J.,Andrews, A.; A Case of Rumination Syndrome.1999
Krowka, M.,Andrews, A. Incidence of Sleep Disordered Breathing in Primary Pulmonary Hypertension. 2000
Limper, A.; Andrews, A. Tissue Localization of Transforming Growth Factor-B1 (TGF-B1) in Nonspecific Interstitial Pneumonitis (NSIP) compared with Usual interstitial pneumonitis (UIP). 2000
Andrews, A. ; Limper, A. Cigarette Smoke Extract (CSE) Induces Apoptosis in Mink Lung Epithelial Cells in Culture. 2001
Schwartz, SW; Carlucci, CM; Andrews, A;Baldree, DY; Diaz-Sein, CA; Hopper, LC; Anderson, WM. Making the total transition from laboratory based to home based diagnosis and treatment of obstructive sleep apnea. 2003.
Swartz, S; Rosas, J; Anderson, WM; Andrews, A; Foulis,P.Effect of a portable monitoring program on continuous positive airway pressure adherence 2008
Andrews, A. ; Limper, A. Cigarette Smoke Extract (CSE) Induces Apoptosis in Mink Lung Epithelial Cells in Culture. 2001*
Limper, A.; Andrews, A. Tissue Localization of Transforming Growth Factor-B1 (TGF-B1) in Nonspecific Interstitial Pneumonitis (NSIP) compared with Usual interstitial pneumonitis (UIP). 2000*
Andrews, A; Benbadis, S. Circadian rhythms. Clinical Sleep disorders 2005
Andrews, A; Anderson,W. COPD in Sleep Apnea. Clinical Sleep Disorders 2005
Andrews,A.Rheumatoid Arthritis-associated UIP.Practical Approaches to the Differential Diagnosis ofInterstitial Lung Disease. 2005. pp 16-22
Varela HL, Taylor DS, Benbadis SR. Short-Term Outpatient EEG-Video monitoring with induction in a Veterans Administration population. J Clin Neurophysiol 2007;24:390-1.
Benbadis SR, Liu L. CPAP, a treatment for epilepsy? Neurology 2007;69:1814-5
Korabathina K, Benbadis SR. Levetiracetam is as effective as carbamazepine in newly diagnosed epilepsy. Expert Rev Neurother 2007;7:599-601.
Haber AH, Vassallo JL, Tatum WO, Benbadis SR. Repeated intracarotid amobarbital tests. Epilepsia 2007;48:1815-6.
Benbadis SR. Misdiagnosis of epilepsy due to errors in EEG interpretation. Pract Neurol 2007;7:323-5.
Benbadis SR. Errors in EEGs and the misdiagnosis of epilepsy: Importance, causes, consequences, and proposed remedies. Epilepsy Behav 2007;11:257-62.
Benbadis SR. Use and abuse of stat EEG. Expert Rev Neurother 2008;8(6):865-868.
Baaj AA, Benbadis SR, Tatum WO, Vale FL. Trends in the use of vagus nerve stimulation for epilepsy: analysis of a nationwide database. Neurosurg Focus 2008;25(3):E10.
Acosta I, Vale F, Tatum WO, Benbadis SR. Epilepsy surgery after age 60. Epilepsy & Behavior 2008;12:324-5.
Winesett SP, Benbadis SR. Which EEG patterns are commonly over-read as epileptiform. European Neurological Review, Volume 3, 2009, in press.
Beningfield A, Nehus E, Chen A, Yellin S. “Pseudoaneurysm of the internal carotid artery after retropharyngeal abscess.” Otolaryngol-head neck surg, 2006 Feb;134(2):338-39
DelGaudio JM, Hudgins PA, Venkatraman G, Beningfield A. “Multiplanar computed tomographic analysis of frontal recess cells: effect on frontal isthmus size and frontal sinusitis,” Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2005 Mar;131(3):230-5
Schwartz, DJ, Kohler, WC and Karatines, G: Symptoms of Depression in Individuals with Obstructive Sleep Apnea May Be Amenable to Treatment With Continuous Positive Airway Pressure, Chest 2005:128:1304-1309
Niculescu, D. Kohler, W and Coculescu, M. : Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Treatment Leads to Weight Gain In Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome. Acta Endocrinologica. Vol IV, No 4, October – December , 2008
Schwartz DJ. The Pulse Transit Time Arousal Index in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Before and After CPAP. Sleep Medicine 2005;6:199-203.
Schwartz DJ, Kohler WC, Karatinos G. Symptoms of Depression in Individuals with Obstructive Sleep Apnea May be Amenable to Treatment with Continuous Positive Airway Pressure. Chest 2005;128:1304-1309.
Schwartz DJ, Moxley P, Longman M, Barker A. On a Characteristic of Cortical Arousals in Individuals with Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Journal Clinical Sleep Medicine 2005;1:35-40.
Schwartz DJ, Moxley P. On the Potential Clinical Relevance of the Length of Arousal from Sleep in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Journal Clinic Sleep Medicine 206;2:175-180.
Schwartz DJ, Karatinos G. For Individuals with Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Institution of CPAP therapy is associated with an Amelioration of Symptoms of Depression which is Sustained Long Term. Journal Clinical Sleep Medicine 2007;3(6):631-635.
Rumbak, MJ, Solomon DA. Does the Clinical Consensus Definition of ALI/ARDS Continue to Fit Our Needs? CHEST 135: 251-252, 2009