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2018

COUNTERPOINT: Should All Patients With Atrial Fibrillation Who Are About to Undergo Pulmonary Vein Ablation Be Evaluated for OSA? No

Mansukhani, M., Somers, V. & Caples, S. M., Nov 1 2018, In : Chest. 154, 5, p. 1010-1012 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

1 Scopus citations
2013

Impaired endothelial function in persons with obstructive sleep apnoea: Impact of obesity

Namtvedt, S. K., Hisdal, J., Randby, A., Agewall, S., Stranden, E., Somers, V. K., Røsjø, H. & Omland, T., Jan 1 2013, In : Heart. 99, 1, p. 30-34 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Scopus citations
2017

Automatic identification of artifacts and unwanted physiologic signals in EEG and EOG during wakefulness

Gerla, V., Kremen, V., Covassin, N., Lhotska, L., Saifutdinova, E. A., Bukartyk, J., Marik, V. & Somers, V., Jan 1 2017, In : Biomedical Signal Processing and Control. 31, p. 381-390 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
2012

Circulating cytokine concentrations are not associated with major depressive disorder in a community-based cohort

Einvik, G., Vistnes, M., Hrubos-Strøm, H., Randby, A., Namtvedt, S. K., Nordhus, I. H., Somers, V. K., Dammen, T. & Omland, T., May 1 2012, In : General Hospital Psychiatry. 34, 3, p. 262-267 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations
2011

Cardiovascular diseases and sleep apnea

Javaheri, S. & Somers, V. K., Jan 1 2011, In : Handbook of clinical neurology. 98, C, p. 327-345 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2018

Usefulness of Heart Rate Control in Atrial Fibrillation Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Konecny, T., Brady, P. A., Park, J. Y., Reddy, P. K., Ruzek, L., Mach, L., Caples, S. M. & Somers, V., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Cardiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Excessive daytime sleepiness independently predicts increased cardiovascular risk after myocardial infarction

Xie, J., Kuniyoshi, F. H. S., Covassin, N., Singh, P., Gami, A. S., Chahal, A. A. C. C. & Somers, V., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of the American Heart Association. 7, 2, e007221.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations
2019

Neurological Sleep Disorders and Blood Pressure: Current Evidence

Mansukhani, M. P., Covassin, N. & Somers, V. K., Oct 1 2019, In : Hypertension (Dallas, Tex. : 1979). 74, 4, p. 726-732 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Hypertension and Cognitive Decline: Implications of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Mansukhani, M. P., Kolla, B. P. & Somers, V. K., Jul 10 2019, In : Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine. 6, 96.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
1 Scopus citations
2017

Obstructive sleep apnea: A unifying link between cardiovascular and renal disease

Krishnamoorthy, P. M., Somers, V. & Romero-Corral, A., Jul 31 2017, Cardio-Nephrology: Confluence of the Heart and Kidney in Clinical Practice. Springer International Publishing, p. 395-400 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2011

PJ3-050 Effects of Obstructive Sleep Apnea on Cardiac Sympathetic Drive during Sleep in Patients after Myocardial Infarction

Adachi, T., Sert-Kuniyoshi, F., Calvin, A. D., van der Walt, C., Bukartyk, J., Gami, AS., Kobayashi, Y. & Somers, V., 2011, In : Journal of Arrhythmia. 27

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2014

Type D personality is associated with increased prevalence of ventricular arrhythmias in community-residing persons without coronary heart disease

Einvik, G., Dammen, T., Namtvedt, S. K., Hrubos-Strøm, H., Randby, A., Kristiansen, H. A., Nordhus, I. H., Somers, V. K. & Omland, T., May 2014, In : European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. 21, 5, p. 592-600 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations
2011

Leptin upregulates caveolin-1 expression: Implications for development of atherosclerosis

Singh, P., Peterson, T. E., Sert-Kuniyoshi, F. H., Jensen, M. D. & Somers, V. K., Aug 1 2011, In : Atherosclerosis. 217, 2, p. 499-502 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations
2016

Somnolence: The Silent Partner in the Sleep Apnea–Hypertension Relationship

Covassin, N. & Somers, V., Sep 12 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Hypertension.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2013

Sex-dependent impact of OSA on digital vascular function

Randby, A., Namtvedt, S. K., Hrubos-Strøm, H., Einvik, G., Somers, V. K. & Omland, T., Sep 2013, In : Chest. 144, 3, p. 915-922 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations
2018

The Insomniac's Kidney—A Novel Perspective on Renal Dysfunction

Covassin, N. & Somers, V., Nov 1 2018, In : Mayo Clinic Proceedings. 93, 11, p. 1540-1542 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

1 Scopus citations
2015

Preserved cardiac autonomic dynamics during sleep in subjects with spinal cord injuries

Tobaldini, E., Proserpio, P., Sambusida, K., Lanza, A., Redaelli, T., Frigerio, P., Fratticci, L., Rosa, S., Casali, K. R., Somers, V., Nobili, L. & Montano, N., Jun 1 2015, In : Sleep Medicine. 16, 6, p. 779-784 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2017

Reply: Overnight Holter Electrocardiography: An Opportunity for Early Sleep Apnea Diagnosis and Treatment

Javaheri, S., Somers, V. & Campos-Rodriguez, F., Aug 8 2017, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 70, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

1 Scopus citations
2011

Prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors and concentration of C-reactive protein in Type D personality persons without cardiovascular disease

Einvik, G., Dammen, T., Hrubos-Strøm, H., Namtvedt, S. K., Randby, A., Kristiansen, H. A., Somers, V. K., Nordhus, I. H. & Omland, T., Jun 1 2011, In : European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation. 18, 3, p. 504-509 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations
2012

Effects of weight gain and weight loss on regional fat distribution

Singh, P., Somers, V. K., Romero-Corral, A., Sert-Kuniyoshi, F. H., Pusalavidyasagar, S., Davison, D. E. & Jensen, M. D., Aug 1 2012, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 96, 2, p. 229-233 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations
2019

Things We Have Always Wanted to Know About Sleep Apnea and Atrial Fibrillation (But Were Afraid to Ask)

Konecny, T. & Somers, V., Jun 1 2019, In : JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology. 5, 6, p. 702-704 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

2015

Symbolic transformations of heart rate variability preserve information about cardiac autonomic control

Cysarz, D., Van Leeuwen, P., Edelhäuser, F., Montano, N., Somers, V. K. & Porta, A., Apr 1 2015, In : Physiological Measurement. 36, 4, p. 643-657 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
2012

Obstructive sleep apnea is associated with increased high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T levels

Randby, A., Namtvedt, S. K., Einvik, G., Hrubos-Strmø, H., Hagve, T. A., Somers, V. K. & Omland, T., Sep 2012, In : Chest. 142, 3, p. 639-646 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations
2011

Cardiovascular and cerebrovascular physiology in sleep

Hanak, V. & Somers, V. K., Jan 1 2011, In : Handbook of clinical neurology. 98, C, p. 315-325 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
2017

Restless legs syndrome and cardiovascular disease: a research roadmap

Gottlieb, D. J., Somers, V. K., Punjabi, N. M. & Winkelman, J. W., Mar 1 2017, In : Sleep Medicine. 31, p. 10-17 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

24 Scopus citations
2016

Mechanisms underlying increased mortality risk in patients with heart failure and reduced ejection fraction randomly assigned to adaptive servoventilation in the SERVE-HF study: results of a secondary multistate modelling analysis

Eulenburg, C., Wegscheider, K., Woehrle, H., Angermann, C., d'Ortho, M. P., Erdmann, E., Levy, P., Simonds, A. K., Somers, V., Zannad, F., Teschler, H. & Cowie, M. R., Nov 1 2016, In : The Lancet Respiratory Medicine. 4, 11, p. 873-881 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

49 Scopus citations
2020

Association of serious adverse events with Cheyne–Stokes respiration characteristics in patients with systolic heart failure and central sleep apnoea: A SERVE-Heart Failure substudy analysis

Javed, F., Tamisier, R., Pepin, J. L., Cowie, M. R., Wegscheider, K., Angermann, C., d'Ortho, M. P., Erdmann, E., Simonds, A. K., Somers, V. K., Teschler, H., Levy, P., Armitstead, J. & Woehrle, H., Mar 1 2020, In : Respirology. 25, 3, p. 305-311 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2018

Statins decrease leptin expression in human white adipocytes

Singh, P., Zhang, Y., Sharma, P., Covassin, N., Soucek, F., Friedman, P. A. & Somers, V., Jan 1 2018, In : Physiological Reports. 6, 2, e13566.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Sleep-Disordered Breathing and Arrhythmias

Gami, A. S., Caples, S. M. & Somers, V. K., Jan 1 2018, Cardiac Electrophysiology: From Cell to Bedside: Seventh Edition. Elsevier, p. 1045-1051 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2015

Associations between cardioembolic stroke and obstructive sleep apnea

Lipford, M., Flemming, K., Calvin, A. D., Mandrekar, J., Brown, R. D. J., Somers, V. & Caples, S. M., Nov 1 2015, In : Sleep. 38, 11, p. 1699-1705 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations
2018

Objective but Not Subjective Short Sleep Duration Is Associated With Hypertension in Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Ren, R., Covassin, N., Yang, L., Li, Y., Zhang, Y., Zhou, J., Tan, L., Li, T., Li, X., Wang, Y., Zhang, J., Wing, Y. K., Li, W., Somers, V. & Tang, X., Sep 1 2018, In : Hypertension (Dallas, Tex. : 1979). 72, 3, p. 610-617 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
2011

Central obesity and survival in subjects with coronary artery disease: A systematic review of the literature and collaborative analysis with individual subject data

Coutinho, T., Goel, K., Corrêa De S, D., Kragelund, C., Kanaya, A. M., Zeller, M., Park, J. S., Kober, L., Torp-Pedersen, C., Cottin, Y., Lorgis, L., Lee, S. H., Kim, Y. J., Thomas, R., Roger, V. L., Somers, V. K. & Lopez-Jimenez, F., May 10 2011, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 57, 19, p. 1877-1886 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

207 Scopus citations
2012

Usefulness of epicardial adipose tissue as predictor of cardiovascular events in patients with coronary artery disease

Albuquerque, F. N., Somers, V. K., Blume, G., Miranda, W., Korenfeld, Y., Calvin, A. D., Qin, R. & Lopez-Jimenez, F., Oct 15 2012, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 110, 8, p. 1100-1105 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
2015

Trends and predictors of smoking cessation after percutaneous coronary intervention (from Olmsted County, Minnesota, 1999 to 2010)

Sochor, O., Lennon, R. J., Rodriguez-Escudero, J. P., Bresnahan, J. F., Croghan, I., Somers, V. K., Lopez-Jimenez, F., Pack, Q. & Thomas, R. J., Feb 15 2015, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 115, 4, p. 405-410 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations
2014

Association of adiposity, measures of metabolic dysregulation, and elevated alanine aminotransferase in subjects with normal body mass index

Treeprasertsuk, S., Romero-Corral, A., Somers, V. K., Sierra-Johnson, J., Lindor, K. D., Angulo, P. & Lopez-Jimenez, F., Oct 1 2014, In : Asian Biomedicine. 8, 5, p. 585-595 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2011

Screening for obstructive sleep apnea in early outpatient cardiac rehabilitation: Feasibility and results

Sert-Kuniyoshi, F. H., Squires, R. W., Korenfeld, Y. K., Somers, V. K., Pusalavidyasagar, S., Caples, S. M., Johnson, L. L., Thomas, R. J. & Lopez-Jimenez, F., Oct 1 2011, In : Sleep Medicine. 12, 9, p. 924-927 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2013

Erratum: Combining body mass index with measures of central obesity in the assessment of mortality in subjects with coronary disease: Role of normal weight central obesity (Journal of the American College of Cardiology (2013) 61 (553-560))

Coutinho, T., Goel, K., Corrêa De Sa', D., Carter, R. E., Hodge, D. O., Kragelund, C., Kanaya, A. M., Zeller, M., Park, J. S., Kober, L., Torp-Pedersen, C., Cottin, Y., Lorgis, L., Lee, S. H., Kim, Y. J., Thomas, R., Roger, V. L., Somers, V. K. & Lopez-Jimenez, F., Jul 16 2013, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 62, 3, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

2 Scopus citations
2011

Combined effect of cardiorespiratory fitness and adiposity on mortality in patients with coronary artery disease

Goel, K., Thomas, R. J., Squires, R. W., Coutinho, T., Trejo-Gutierrez, J. F., Somers, V. K., Miles, J. M. & Lopez-Jimenez, F., Mar 3 2011, In : American Heart Journal. 161, 3, p. 590-597 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

70 Scopus citations
2013

Functional aerobic capacity in patients with sleep-disordered breathing

Mansukhani, M. P., Allison, T. G., Lopez-Jimenez, F., Somers, V. K. & Caples, S. M., Jun 1 2013, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 111, 11, p. 1650-1654 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations
2014

The concept of normal weight obesity

Oliveros, E., Somers, V. K., Sochor, O., Goel, K. & Lopez-Jimenez, F., Jan 1 2014, In : Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases. 56, 4, p. 426-433 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

179 Scopus citations
2013

Impact of bariatric surgery on quality of life, functional capacity, and symptoms in patients with heart failure

Miranda, W. R., Batsis, J. A., Sarr, M. G., Collazo-Clavell, M. L., Clark, M. M., Somers, V. K. & Lopez-Jimenez, F., Jul 1 2013, In : Obesity Surgery. 23, 7, p. 1011-1015 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations
2018

Relation of Waist-Hip Ratio to Long-Term Cardiovascular Events in Patients With Coronary Artery Disease

Medina-Inojosa, J. R., Batsis, J. A., Supervia, M., Somers, V., Thomas, R. J., Jenkins, S., Grimes, C. & Lopez-Jimenez, F., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Cardiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2013

Restless legs syndrome and daytime sleepiness are prominent in myotonic dystrophy type 2

Lam, E. M., Shepard, P. W., Louis, E. K. S., Dueffert, L. G., Slocumb, N., McCarter, S. J., Silber, M. H., Boeve, B. F., Olson, E. J., Somers, V. K. & Milone, M., Jul 9 2013, In : Neurology. 81, 2, p. 157-164 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations
2018

Intermittent hypoxia regulates vasoactive molecules and alters insulin-signaling in vascular endothelial cells

Sharma, P., Dong, Y., Somers, V. K., Peterson, T. E., Zhang, Y., Wang, S., Li, G. & Singh, P., Dec 1 2018, In : Scientific reports. 8, 1, 14110.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2017

Disparities in Hypertension Among African-Americans: Implications of Insufficient Sleep

Covassin, N., Greene, E. L., Singh, P. & Somers, V. K., Jul 1 2017, In : Current Hypertension Reports. 20, 7, 57.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1 Scopus citations
2014

Risk perception of obesity and bariatric surgery in patients seeking treatment for obesity

Prasad, C., Batsis, J. A., Lopez-Jimenez, F., Clark, M. M., Somers, V. K., Sarr, M. G. & Collazo-Clavell, M. L., Jun 2014, In : European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. 21, 6, p. 692-703 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

The prognostic importance of weight loss in coronary artery disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Pack, Q. R., Rodriguez-Escudero, J. P., Thomas, R. J., Ades, P. A., West, C. P., Somers, V. K. & Lopez-Jimenez, F., Oct 1 2014, In : Mayo Clinic proceedings. 89, 10, p. 1368-1377 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

46 Scopus citations
2016

Novel bloodless potassium determination using a signal-processed single-lead ECG

Attia, Z. I., DeSimone, C. V., Dillon, J. J., Sapir, Y., Somers, V., Dugan, J. L., Bruce, C. J., Ackerman, M. J., Asirvatham, S. J., Striemer, B. L., Bukartyk, J., Scott, C. G., Bennet, K. E., Ladewig, D. J., Gilles, E. J., Sadot, D., Geva, A. B. & Friedman, P. A., 2016, In : Journal of the American Heart Association. 5, 1, e002746.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations
2014

The relationship between leptin and ventilatory control in heart failure

Cundrle, I., Somers, V. K., Singh, P., Johnson, B. D., Scott, C. G. & Olson, L. J., May 2014, In : Journal of Cardiac Failure. 20, 5, p. 376.e9-376.e14

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2015

Obstructive sleep apnea in patients with congenital long QT syndrome: Implications for increased risk of sudden cardiac death

Shamsuzzaman, A. S., Somers, V., Knilans, T. K., Ackerman, M. J., Wang, Y. & Amin, R. S., Jul 1 2015, In : Sleep. 38, 7, p. 1113-1119 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations