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Evaluation of an alternative care provider clinic for severe sleep-disordered breathing: a study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.

Ip-Buting A, Kelly J, Santana MJ, Penz ED, Flemons WW, Tsai WH, Fraser KL, Hanly PJ, Pendharkar SR.

BMJ Open. 2017 Mar 29;7(3):e014012. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-014012.


Validity of administrative data for identification of obstructive sleep apnea.

Laratta CR, Tsai WH, Wick J, Pendharkar SR, Johannson KA, Ronksley PE.

J Sleep Res. 2017 Apr;26(2):132-138. doi: 10.1111/jsr.12465. Epub 2016 Oct 20.


Risk Factors for Development and Progression of Chronic Kidney Disease: A Systematic Review and Exploratory Meta-Analysis.

Tsai WC, Wu HY, Peng YS, Ko MJ, Wu MS, Hung KY, Wu KD, Chu TS, Chien KL.

Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Mar;95(11):e3013. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000003013. Review.


Birt-Hogg-Dubé syndrome: a large single family cohort.

Skolnik K, Tsai WH, Dornan K, Perrier R, Burrowes PW, Davidson WJ.

Respir Res. 2016 Feb 29;17:22. doi: 10.1186/s12931-016-0339-2.


Healthcare Use in Individuals with Obesity and Chronic Hypoxemia Treated for Sleep Disordered Breathing.

Povitz M, Tsai WH, Pendharkar SR, Hanly PJ, James MT.

J Clin Sleep Med. 2016 Apr 15;12(4):543-8. doi: 10.5664/jcsm.5686.


An observational study of the effectiveness of alternative care providers in the management of obstructive sleep apnea.

Pendharkar SR, Dechant A, Bischak DP, Tsai WH, Stevenson AM, Hanly PJ.

J Sleep Res. 2016 Apr;25(2):234-40. doi: 10.1111/jsr.12358. Epub 2015 Oct 27.


Treatment of Sleep Disordered Breathing Liberates Obese Hypoxemic Patients from Oxygen.

Povitz M, Hanly PJ, Pendharkar SR, James MT, Tsai WH.

PLoS One. 2015 Oct 9;10(10):e0140135. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0140135. eCollection 2015.


Flow-volume loop abnormality detecting a previously unrecognized right upper lobe tracheal bronchus.

Ruzycki S, Tsai WH, Davidson WJ.

Respir Med Case Rep. 2015 Mar 2;15:1-3. doi: 10.1016/j.rmcr.2015.02.003. eCollection 2015.


Use of electronic data and existing screening tools to identify clinically significant obstructive sleep apnea.

Severson CA, Pendharkar SR, Ronksley PE, Tsai WH.

Can Respir J. 2015 Jul-Aug;22(4):215-20. Epub 2015 Jun 17.


Prevalence of Sleep-disordered Breathing in Obese Patients with Chronic Hypoxemia. A Cross-Sectional Study.

Povitz M, James MT, Pendharkar SR, Raneri J, Hanly PJ, Tsai WH.

Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2015 Jun;12(6):921-7. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201412-551OC.


Effect of treatment of obstructive sleep apnea on depressive symptoms: systematic review and meta-analysis.

Povitz M, Bolo CE, Heitman SJ, Tsai WH, Wang J, James MT.

PLoS Med. 2014 Nov 25;11(11):e1001762. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001762. eCollection 2014 Nov. Review.


Targeted case finding for OSA within the primary care setting.

Burgess KR, Havryk A, Newton S, Tsai WH, Whitelaw WA.

J Clin Sleep Med. 2013 Jul 15;9(7):681-6. doi: 10.5664/jcsm.2838.


Identification of insomnia in a sleep center population using electronic health data sources and the insomnia severity index.

Severson CA, Tsai WH, Ronksley PE, Pendharkar SR.

J Clin Sleep Med. 2013 Jul 15;9(7):655-60. doi: 10.5664/jcsm.2830.


CPAP increases exercise tolerance in obese subjects with obstructive sleep apnea.

Pendharkar SR, Tsai WH, Eves ND, Ford GT, Davidson WJ.

Respir Med. 2011 Oct;105(10):1565-71. doi: 10.1016/j.rmed.2011.06.007. Epub 2011 Jul 13.


Nocturnal hypoxia and loss of kidney function.

Ahmed SB, Ronksley PE, Hemmelgarn BR, Tsai WH, Manns BJ, Tonelli M, Klarenbach SW, Chin R, Clement FM, Hanly PJ.

PLoS One. 2011 Apr 29;6(4):e19029. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0019029.


Canadian Thoracic Society 2011 guideline update: diagnosis and treatment of sleep disordered breathing.

Fleetham J, Ayas N, Bradley D, Fitzpatrick M, Oliver TK, Morrison D, Ryan F, Series F, Skomro R, Tsai W; Canadian Thoracic Society Sleep Disordered Breathing Committee.

Can Respir J. 2011 Jan-Feb;18(1):25-47. Review.


Excessive daytime sleepiness is associated with increased health care utilization among patients referred for assessment of OSA.

Ronksley PE, Hemmelgarn BR, Heitman SJ, Flemons WW, Ghali WA, Manns B, Faris P, Tsai WH.

Sleep. 2011 Mar 1;34(3):363-70.


Canadian Sleep Society/Canadian Thoracic Society position paper on the use of portable monitoring for the diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea/hypopnea in adults.

Canadian Sleep Society, Blackman A, McGregor C, Dales R, Driver HS, Dumov I, Fleming J, Fraser K, George C, Khullar A, Mink J, Moffat M, Sullivan GE; Canadian Thoracic Society, Fleetham JA, Ayas N, Bradley TD, Fitzpatrick M, Kimoff J, Morrison D, Ryan F, Skomro R, Series F, Tsai W.

Can Respir J. 2010 Sep-Oct;17(5):229-32.


Obstructive sleep apnoea is associated with diabetes in sleepy subjects.

Ronksley PE, Hemmelgarn BR, Heitman SJ, Hanly PJ, Faris PD, Quan H, Tsai WH.

Thorax. 2009 Oct;64(10):834-9. doi: 10.1136/thx.2009.115105. Epub 2009 Aug 12.


Data enhancement for co-morbidity measurement among patients referred for sleep diagnostic testing: an observational study.

Ronksley PE, Tsai WH, Quan H, Faris P, Hemmelgarn BR.

BMC Med Res Methodol. 2009 Jul 15;9:50. doi: 10.1186/1471-2288-9-50.

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