Stowood equipment is frequently used in clinical research as well as routine clinical practice. Here is a short selection of examples of these.
Current or ongoing registered trials/
“Effects of Suboptimal CPAP Therapy on Symptoms of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea”ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02781740
“Sleep Quality in (COPD) Patients (COPD: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) (COPD)” ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03290014
Completed registered trials
“PErsonalized and Adaptive Kinesthetic stImulation Therapy, Based on Cardio-respiratory Holter moNitoring, for Sleep Apnea syndrOmes (EKINOx)”ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02789748
“Pitolisant (BF2.649) in the Treatment of EDS in Patients With OSA (HAROSA3)” ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02739568
“Divided Attention Steering Simulator Alertness Test (DASS)” ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01460173
Publications featuring Stowood technology
Black Shadow sleep recorder
“Bio-markers of oxidative stress following CPAP-withdrawal: data from two randomized trials” Eur Respir J. 2015 Oct; 46(4): 1065–1071.
“Non-contact measurement of oxygen saturation with an RGB camera” Biomed Opt Express. 2015 September 1; 6(9): 3320–3338
“Effect of OSA on hypoxic and inflammatory markers during CPAP withdrawal: Further evidence from three randomized control trials” Respirology, 22: 793–799. doi: 10.1111/resp.12946.
“A 4-week wait ‘fast-track’ sleep service is effective at establishing vocational drivers on continuous positive airway pressure” Clin Med (Lond). 2017 Oct;17(5):401-402.
“The Physiology of Paragliding Flight at Moderate and Extreme Altitudes” High Altitude Medicine & Biology Volume: 19 Issue 1: March 1, 2018
“The Pēpi‐Pod study: Overnight video, oximetry and thermal environment while using an in‐bed sleep device for sudden unexpected death in infancy prevention” J Paediatr Child Health. . doi:10.1111/jpc.13845
“Physician Decision Making and Clinical Outcomes With Laboratory Polysomnography or Limited-Channel Sleep Studies for Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Randomized Trial” Ann Intern Med. 2017;166(5):332-340.
“Ready-Made Versus Custom-Made Mandibular Repositioning Devices in Sleep Apnea: A Randomized Clinical Trial.” J Clin Sleep Med. 2017 Feb;13(2) 175-182
“Sleep related respiratory events during non-invasive ventilation of patients with chronic hypoventilation” Respiratory Medicine, Volume 132, 2017, Pages 210-216
“Comparison of standard and novel signal analysis approaches to obstructive sleep apnea classification” Front. Bioeng. Biotechnol., 27 August 2015
“The Importance of Sleep: Attentional Problems in School-Aged Children With Down Syndrome and Williams Syndrome” Behavioral Sleep Medicine, 13:6, 455-471,
Osler maintenance of wakefulness test
J Psychosom Res. 2018 Sep;112:90-98 “Daytime sleepiness and its relationships to fatigue and autonomic dysfunction in adults with spinal cord injury”
Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, Vol. 10, No. 10, 2014 “The Oxford Sleep Resistance test (OSLER) and the Multiple Unprepared Reaction Time Test (MURT) Detect Vigilance Modifications in Sleep Apnea Patients ”
Fig1 in J. Sleep Res. (1997) 6, 142-145 “A behavioural test to assess daytime sleepiness in obstructive sleep apnoea” may show that the results at each time of the four runs during the day are very similar. The MWT and original Osler were 4/day.
Page 1622 (top right) in Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2001 Jun;163(7):1619-25 “Microsleep during a Simplified Maintenance of Wakefulness Test: A Validation Study of the OSLER Test” suggests two is as good as four but did not look at one.
Page 476 (line 11 discussion) and the abstract in Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2002 Aug 15;166(4):474-8 “Analysis of Error Profiles Occurring during the OSLER Test: a sensitive mean of detecting fluctuations in vigilance in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome.” claim that one at 9am is a good as the four averaged.
Grey Flash sleep recorder
“Accurate Position Monitoring and Improved Supine-Dependent Obstructive Sleep Apnea with a New Position Recording and Supine Avoidance Device” Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, Vol. 7, No. 4, 2011
Download 2001 software
“Sickle Cell Anemia: Iron Availability and Nocturnal Oximetry” Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, Vol. 8, No. 5, 2012
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