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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
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
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

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

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
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
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

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

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

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

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
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

Normal-Weight Central Obesity and Mortality Risk in Older Adults with Coronary Artery Disease

Sharma, S., Batsis, J. A., Coutinho, T., Somers, V., Hodge, D. O., Carter, R. E., Sochor, O., Kragelund, C., Kanaya, A. M., Zeller, M., Park, J. S., Køber, L., Torp-Pedersen, C. & Lopez-Jimenez, F., Mar 1 2016, In : Mayo Clinic Proceedings. 91, 3, p. 343-351 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations
2017

Adipose tissue DNA methylome changes in development of new-onset diabetes after kidney transplantation

Baheti, S., Singh, P., Zhang, Y., Evans, J., Jensen, M. D., Somers, V., Kocher, J-P., Sun, Z. D. & Chakkera, H. M., Nov 1 2017, In : Epigenomics. 9, 11, p. 1423-1435 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Low leptin concentration may identify heart failure patients with central sleep apnea

Cundrle, I., Somers, V., Singh, P., Johnson, B. D., Scott, C. G. & Olson, L. J., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Sleep Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease incidence and impact on metabolic burden and death: A 20 year-community study

Allen, A., Therneau, T. M., Larson, J. J., Coward, A., Somers, V. & Kamath, P. S., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Hepatology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

64 Scopus citations
2017

Sleep Apnea: Types, Mechanisms, and Clinical Cardiovascular Consequences

Javaheri, S., Barbe, F., Campos-Rodriguez, F., Dempsey, J. A., Khayat, R., Javaheri, S., Malhotra, A., Martinez-Garcia, M. A., Mehra, R., Pack, A. I., Polotsky, V. Y., Redline, S. & Somers, V., Feb 21 2017, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 69, 7, p. 841-858 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

237 Scopus citations

Differential likelihood of NSTEMI vs STEMI in patients with sleep apnea

Ludka, O., Stepanova, R., Sert-Kuniyoshi, F., Spinar, J., Somers, V. & Kara, T., Dec 1 2017, In : International Journal of Cardiology. 248, p. 64-68 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2016

Effect of beta-blocker therapy on heart rate response in patients with hypertension and newly diagnosed untreated obstructive sleep apnea syndrome

Wolf, J., Drozdowski, J., Czechowicz, K., Winklewski, P. J., Jassem, E., Kara, T., Somers, V. & Narkiewicz, K., Jan 1 2016, In : International Journal of Cardiology. 202, p. 67-72 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Heart rate variability and sleep

Tobaldini, E., Narkiewicz, K., Somers, V. & Montano, N., Apr 19 2016, Heart Rate Variability (HRV) Signal Analysis: Clinical Applications. CRC Press, p. 185-200 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Obstructive sleep apnea, diabetes, and obesity: partners in crime?

Singh, P. & Somers, V., Sep 1 2016, In : Sleep Medicine. 25, p. 162-163 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

2 Scopus citations
2018

Rebuttal From Drs Mansukhani, Somers, and Caples

Mansukhani, M., Somers, V. & Caples, S. M., Nov 1 2018, In : Chest. 154, 5, p. 1014-1015 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

2016

Ion Channel Remodeling-A Potential Mechanism Linking Sleep Apnea and Sudden Cardiac Death

Chahal, A. A. & Somers, V., Aug 1 2016, In : Journal of the American Heart Association. 5, 8, e004195.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

6 Scopus citations

Keeping Up With the Clock: Circadian Disruption and Obesity Risk

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2019

From Resistant Airway to Resistant Hypertension

Covassin, N. & Somers, V., Mar 5 2019, In : Circulation. 139, 10, p. 1285-1288 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access
2017

Portable sleep monitoring systems: Broadening the horizons

Covassin, N. & Somers, V., 2017, In : Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. 13, 6, p. 773-774 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

1 Scopus citations
2019
1 Scopus citations
2017

PAP and cardiovascular events in adults with sleep apnea: Is PAP useful?

Mansukhani, M., Somers, V. & Shafazand, S., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. 13, 12, p. 1487-1489 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2018

Prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea and obesity among middle-aged women: Implications for exercise capacity

Barros de Carvalho, M. M., Quental Coutinho, R., Barros, I. M. L., Costa, L. O. B. F., Medeiros, A. K. L., Lustosa, T. C., Medeiros, C. A., França, M. V., Couto, T. L. G., Montarroyos, U. R., Somers, V. K. & Pedrosa, R. P., Sep 15 2018, In : Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. 14, 9, p. 1471-1475 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2017

Editorial: The complex and instructive relationship between OSA and nocturnal cardiovascular death

Chahal, C. A. A., Sherif, A. A. & Somers, V., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Sleep Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Association of obstructive sleep apnea with C ardiovascular outcomes in patients with acute coronary syndrome

Fan, J., Wang, X., Ma, X., Somers, V. K., Nie, S. & Wei, Y., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of the American Heart Association. 8, 2, e010826.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Non-exercise activity thermogenesis in obstructive sleep apnea: a pilot study

Srivali, N., Mansukhani, M., Somers, V., McCrady-Spitzer, S., Levine, J. A. & Caples, S. M., Jul 1 2019, In : Sleep Medicine. 59, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Apneic sleep, insufficient sleep, and hypertension

Mansukhani, M. P., Covassin, N. & Somers, V. K., Apr 1 2019, In : Hypertension. 73, 4, p. 744-756 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2018

Servo-Ventilation Therapy for Sleep-Disordered Breathing

Somers, V., Arzt, M., Bradley, T. D., Randerath, W., Tamisier, R. & Won, C., Jun 1 2018, In : Chest. 153, 6, p. 1501-1502 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

1 Scopus citations
2020

Cardiovascular benefits of continuous positive airway pressure: The quest continues

Mansukhani, M. P., Vungarala, S. & Somers, V. K., Jan 1 2020, In : Annals of the American Thoracic Society. 17, 4, p. 427-428 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

2016

Nocturnal Hypoxemia Due to Obstructive Sleep Apnea Is an Independent Predictor of Poor Prognosis After Myocardial Infarction

Xie, J., Sert Kuniyoshi, F. H., Covassin, N., Singh, P., Gami, A. S., Wang, S., Chahal, C. A. A., Wei, Y. & Somers, V., Jul 27 2016, In : Journal of the American Heart Association. 5, 8

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations
2017

Adaptive servo ventilation for central sleep apnoea in heart failure: SERVE-HF on-treatment analysis

Woehrle, H., Cowie, M. R., Eulenburg, C., Suling, A., Angermann, C., d'Ortho, M. P., Erdmann, E., Levy, P., Simonds, A. K., Somers, V. K., Zannad, F., Teschler, H. & Wegscheider, K., Aug 1 2017, In : The European respiratory journal. 50, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations
2020

Interaction between Slow Wave Sleep and Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Prevalent Hypertension

Ren, R., Covassin, N., Zhang, Y., Lei, F., Yang, L., Zhou, J., Tan, L., Li, T., Li, Y., Shi, J., Lu, L., Somers, V. K. & Tang, X., Feb 1 2020, In : Hypertension. p. 516-523 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2017

National Sleep Foundation's sleep quality recommendations: first report

Ohayon, M., Wickwire, E. M., Hirshkowitz, M., Albert, S. M., Avidan, A., Daly, F. J., Dauvilliers, Y., Ferri, R., Fung, C., Gozal, D., Hazen, N., Krystal, A., Lichstein, K., Mallampalli, M., Plazzi, G., Rawding, R., Scheer, F. A., Somers, V. & Vitiello, M. V., Feb 1 2017, In : Sleep Health. 3, 1, p. 6-19 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

149 Scopus citations
2018

Experimental Weight Gain Increases Ambulatory Blood Pressure in Healthy Subjects: Implications of Visceral Fat Accumulation

Covassin, N., Sert-Kuniyoshi, F. H., Singh, P., Romero-Corral, A., Davison, D. E., Lopez-Jimenez, F., Jensen, M. D. & Somers, V., May 1 2018, In : Mayo Clinic Proceedings. 93, 5, p. 618-626 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2016

Clinical neurocardiology defining the value of neuroscience-based cardiovascular therapeutics

Shivkumar, K., Ajijola, O. A., Anand, I., Armour, J. A., Chen, P. S., Esler, M., De Ferrari, G. M., Fishbein, M. C., Goldberger, J. J., Harper, R. M., Joyner, M. J., Khalsa, S. S., Kumar, R., Lane, R., Mahajan, A., Po, S., Schwartz, P. J., Somers, V. K., Valderrabano, M., Vaseghi, M. & 1 others, Zipes, D. P., Jul 15 2016, In : Journal of Physiology. 594, 14, p. 3911-3954 44 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

80 Scopus citations