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    • Class II correction improves nocturnal breathing in adolescents 

      Schuetza, Teresa Cristina Barros [UNIFESP]; Dominguez, Gladys Cristina [UNIFESP]; Pradella-Hallinan, Márcia Lurdes de Cássia [UNIFESP]; Cunha, Thays Crosara Abrahao [UNIFESP]; Tufik, Sergio [UNIFESP] (E H Angle Education Research Foundation, Inc, 2011-03-01)
      Objective: To examine modifications in sleep pattern and in craniofacial morphology of adolescents with mandibular retrognathism.Materials and Methods: Sixteen subjects at maximum pubertal growth (12.6 years [+/- 11.5 ...
    • Effect of smoking habits on sleep 

      Conway, Silvia Goncalves [UNIFESP]; Roizenblatt, Suely [UNIFESP]; Palombini, Luciana [UNIFESP]; Castro, Laura de Siqueira [UNIFESP]; Bittencourt, Lia Rita Azeredo [UNIFESP]; Santos-Silva, Rogerio [UNIFESP]; Tufik, Sergio [UNIFESP] (Associação Brasileira de Divulgação Científica, 2008-08-01)
      To evaluate the effect of smoking habits on sleep, data from 1492 adults referred to the Sleep Institute were accessed and divided into 3 categories of smoking status: current, former and non-smokers. Categories of pack-years ...
    • Is there a connection between long airplane flight, venous thromboembolism, and sleep-disordered breathing? 

      Lopes, Maria-Cecilia [UNIFESP]; Silva, Henrique Salmazo da; Bittencourt, Lia Rita A. [UNIFESP]; Chervin, Ronald D.; Tufik, Sergio [UNIFESP] (Elsevier B.V., 2009-03-01)
      Commercial passenger flights have been increasing around the world. the effect of these flights on health is unclear. Venous thromboembolism has been noted after recent long-distance airplane flight, even in the absence ...
    • Prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea in patients with mucopolysaccharidosis types I, II, and VI in a reference center 

      Moreira, Gustavo A.; Kyosen, Sandra O. [UNIFESP]; Patti, Camilla L. [UNIFESP]; Martins, Ana Maria [UNIFESP]; Tufik, Sergio [UNIFESP] (Springer, 2014-12-01)
      Mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS) encompasses a group of rare lysosomal storage disorders that are associated with the accumulation of glycosaminoglycans in organs and tissues. Respiratory disorders occur in all MPS types. in ...
    • Sleep perception in insomniacs, sleep-disordered breathing patients, and healthy volunteers - An important biologic parameter of sleep 

      Pinto, Luciano Ribeiro [UNIFESP]; Pinto, Maria Christina R. [UNIFESP]; Goulart, Leonardo I. [UNIFESP]; Truksinas, Eveli [UNIFESP]; Rossi, Marcio V. [UNIFESP]; Morin, Charles M.; Tufik, Sergio [UNIFESP] (Elsevier B.V., 2009-09-01)
      Background: the mechanisms involved in sleep perception are not widely known. Therefore, we believe that investigating this phenomenon is the best way to understand some of the mechanisms involved in several sleep disturbances, ...
    • Sleep-disordered breathing and chronic atrial fibrillation 

      Silva, Betania Braga [UNIFESP]; Poyares, Dalva [UNIFESP]; Cintra, Fátima Dumas [UNIFESP]; Guilleminault, Christian; Cirenza, Claudio [UNIFESP]; Horbach, Stevie Jorge [UNIFESP]; Macedo, D. [UNIFESP]; Santos-Silva, Rogerio [UNIFESP]; Tufik, Sergio [UNIFESP]; De Paola, Angelo Amato Vincenzo [UNIFESP] (Elsevier B.V., 2009-02-01)
      Background: Little has been known about the prevalence of sleep apnea in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF). Studies have suggested that the prevalence of AF is increasing in patients with sleep-disordered breathing. ...
    • TuCASA questionnaire for assessment of children with obstructive sleep apnea: validation 

      Resende Silveira Leite, Jacqueline Maria [UNIFESP]; Ferreira, Vanessa Ruotolo [UNIFESP]; Prado, Lucila Fernandes do [UNIFESP]; Prado, Gilmar Fernandes do [UNIFESP]; Morais, Jose Fausto de; Coin de Carvalho, Luciane Bizari [UNIFESP] (Elsevier B.V., 2015-02-01)
      Objective: the aim of the present study was to validate the Tucson Children's Assessment of Sleep Apnea Study (TuCASA) questionnaire for use in the Brazilian population.Methods: of the total 62 children who participated ...
    • Waist-to-height ratio distinguish obstructive sleep apnea from primary snoring in obese children 

      Sousa Caixexa, Juliana Alves de [UNIFESP]; Saramago, Alex Martins [UNIFESP]; Cacia Pradella-Hallinan, Marcia Lourdes de [UNIFESP]; Moreira, Gustavo Antonio [UNIFESP]; Tufik, Sergio [UNIFESP]; Fujita, Reginaldo Raimundo [UNIFESP] (Springer, 2015-03-01)
      Sleep-disordered breathing is caused by the interaction of multiple factors, including tonsillar hypertrophy, retrognathia, maxillary atresia, neuromuscular abnormalities, activation of inflammatory mediator cascades, and ...