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Sleep Disordered Breathing in Patient with Acute Coronary Syndrome

“Sleep Disordered Breathing in Patient with Acute Coronary Syndrome”.  BaHammam A, Al_Mobeireek A, Al-Nozha M, Al-Tahan A, Bin Saeed A. The 1 st Saudi Chest Club Meeting (SCC), January 9, 2003,...

Sleep Apnea and Stroke: Cause or Consequence

“Sleep Apnea and Stroke: Cause or Consequence”.  BaHammam A . Taiba Medical Conference on Recent Advances in Neurology and Psychiatry Disorders, October 5-8, 2003, Madinah, Saudi Arabia...

Comparison of Nasal Prong pressure and Thermistor Measurements for detecting respiratory Events during Sleep

“Comparison of Nasal Prong pressure and Thermistor Measurements for detecting respiratory Events during Sleep”.  BaHammam A.  International Saudi ORLH & N Surgery Conference, October 14-16, 2003,...

Does Ramadan Fasting Affect Sleep

Experimental fasting has been shown to alter the sleep-wakefulness pattern in various species. As fasting during Ramadan is distinct from experimental fasting, the physiological and behavioural changes occurring during Ramadan fasting may differ from those occurring during experimental fasting...

Time-course of Sleep Disordered breathing in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome

To our knowledge, no study has examined the persistence of sleep disordered breathing in acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients. We examined the time course of SDB in ACS patients by assessing them within days of the acute event and again after 6 months...

Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders in Obese Patients Presenting with Acute Respiratory Failure

“Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders in Obese Patients Presenting with Acute Respiratory Failure”.  BaHammam A , Syed S, Al-Mughairy A.  3 rd Annual meeting of the Saudi Thoracic Society. April, ...

Lipid Peroxides, Superoxide Dismutase, Circulating IL-8 and GCP-2 in Patients with Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is associated with cardiovascular morbidity and mortality and many other physiological and immunological disorders. An increase in hypoxia due to OSA may cause generation of reactive oxygen species (ROS)...

Assessment of Sleep Pattern, Daytime Sleepiness and Chronotype during Ramadan in the Fasting and Non-Fasting Individuals

Sleep changes during Ramadan in nonfasting individuals have not been assessed before. We aimed to assess the effect of the attending lifestyle changes during Ramadan on sleep behavior and chronotype in fasting and nonfasting individuals...

Signal Failure of Type 2 Comprehensive Unattended Sleep Studies in Patients with Suspected Respiratory Sleep Disordered Breathing

We designed this study to assess the signal failure and sensor loss of unattended type 2 comprehensive polysomnography (PSG) and compared that with in-lab attended PSG. Type 2 PSG was performed for 41 patients. The signal failure was estimated and compared to the signal failure in 60 patients for the in-lab PSGs...

Comparison of Clinico-Radiological Features of Patients with Positive Cultures for Nontuberculous Mycobacteria and Patients with Tuberculosis

OBJECTIVE: To identify the clinico-radiological features of patients with positive cultures for nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) and compare those to a sample of patients with tuberculosis (MTB)...

 

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