Indian J Med Res 131(2), February 2010, pp 115-368

CONTENTS

  
SLEEP MEDICINE

Guest Editor : Dr. Surendra K. Sharma          

Editorial

Wake-up call for sleep disorders in developing nations ! 
Surendra K. Sharma
Commentary
Sleep apnoea’s detriment: Part of the proof is in the lipids 
Reena Mehra
Original Article
Hyperlipidaemia in patients with sleep-related breathing disorders: Prevalence & risk factors 
Yu-Ting Chou, Li-Pang Chuang, Hsueh-Yu Li, Jui-Ying Fu, Shih-Wei Lin Cheng-Ta Yang & Ning-Hung Chen
Review Articles
Overview of sleep & sleep disorders 
S. Chokroverty

Circadian rhythm sleep disorders 
Denis Martinez & Maria do Carmo Sfreddo Lenz

Central sleep apnoea 
Susmita Chowdhuri & M. Safwan Badr

Obstructive sleep apnoea: Definitions, epidemiology & natural history 
Jamie C.M. Lam, S.K. Sharma & Bing Lam

Epidemiology of adult obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome in India 
Surendra K. Sharma & Gautam Ahluwalia

Pathophysiology & genetics of obstructive sleep apnoea 
Lisa Campana, Danny J. Eckert, Sanjay R. Patel & Atul Malhotra

Consequences of obstructive sleep apnoea 
Indira Gurubhagavatula

Cardiovascular consequences of obstructive sleep apnoea 
Fatima H. Sert Kuniyoshi, Snigdha Pusalavidyasagar, Prachi Singh & Virend K. Somers

Sleep & the metabolic syndrome 
Jamie C.M. Lam & Mary S.M. Ip

Diagnosis of sleep apnoea: some critical issues 
William A. Whitelaw & Keith R. Burgess

Evaluation of the upper airway in obstructive sleep apnoea 
Sonia Maria G.P. Togeiro, Cauby M. Chaves Jr, Luciana Palombini, Sergio Tufik Francisco Hora & Luiz Eduardo Nery

Treatment of obstructive sleep apnoea 
Sigrid Veasey

Adherence to continuous positive airway pressure treatment for obstructive sleep apnoea: Implications for future interventions 
Terri E. Weaver & Amy M. Sawyer

Continuous positive airway pressure therapy: New generations 
John F. Garvey & Walter T. McNicholas

Surgical treatment of snoring & obstructive sleep apnoea 
Hillel D. Ephros, Mansoor Madani & Sumitra C. Yalamanchili

Sleep disordered breathing in patients with chronic kidney disease 
Manju Mavanur, Mark Sanders & Mark Unruh

Sleep disordered breathing in women of childbearing age & during pregnancy
Katéri Agnès Champagne, R. John Kimoff, Peter Charles Barriga & Kevin Schwartzman

Sleep disorders in the elderly 
Susan K. Roepke & Sonia Ancoli-Israel

Sleep disordered breathing in children 
Deepti Sinha & Christian Guilleminault

Diagnosis, prevalence, pathways, consequences & treatment of insomnia 
Wilfred R. Pigeon

Parasomnias: an overview 
Greg Matwiyoff & Teofilo Lee-Chiong

Narcolepsy: Clinical features, co-morbidities & treatment 
Jeremy Peacock & Ruth M. Benca

Nocturnal hypoventilation – identifying & treating syndromes 
Amanda J. Piper
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