Peer Reviewed Publications

  1. Cistulli, P. A., et al. (2019). "Short-term CPAP adherence in obstructive sleep apnea: a big data analysis using real world data." Sleep Med 59: 114-116.

  2. Benjafield, A. V., et al. (2019). "Compliance after switching from CPAP to bilevel for patients with non-compliant OSA: big data analysis." BMJ Open Respir Res 6(1): e000380.

  3. J.-L. Pepin, H. Woehrle, D. Liu, S. Shao, P.A. Cistulli, A. Benjafield and A. Malhotra, "Adherence to Positive Airway Therapy After Switching From CPAP to ASV: A Big Data Analysis." J Clin Sleep Med 14(1): 57-63.

  4. D. Liu, J.P. Armitstead, A. Benjafield, S. Shao, A. Malhotra, P.A. Cistulli, J.-L. Pepin and H. Woehrle, "Trajectories of Emergent Central Sleep Apnea During CPAP Therapy." Chest 152(4): 751-760.


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Conference Presentations

  1. H. Woehrle, P.A. Cistulli, D. Liu, Y. Yan, A. Benjafield, C. Nunez, J.-L. Pepin, A. Malhotra, and J.P. Armitstead, Impact of pressure setting changes during positive airway pressure (PAP) therapy on treatment adherence, pp. A4393–A4393.

  2. A. Malhotra, A. Benjafield, K. Valentine, D. Liu, Y. Yan, P.A. Cistulli, H. Woehrle, C. Nunez, J.P. Armitstead, and J.-L. Pepin, A retrospective analysis of bilevel rescue on positive airway pressure (PAP) therapy adherence for non-compliant osa patients, pp. A3989–A3989.

  3. P.A. Cistulli, J.P. Armitstead, D. Liu, Y. Yan, J.-L. Pepin, H. Woehrle, C. Nunez, A. Benjafield, and A. Malhotra, Real world pap adherence: Results from a big data approach in more than two million patients, pp. A4391–A4391.

  4. H. Woehrle, J.P. Armitstead, D. Liu, A. Benjafield, J.-L. Pepin, S. Shao, P.A. Cistulli and A. Malhotra, Therapy termination and apnoea-hypopnoea index (ahi)/central apnoea index (CAI) trajectories during continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy, European Respiratory Journal 50 (2017), no. suppl 61.

  5. D. Liu, J.P. Armitstead, A. Benjafield, A. Malhotra, P.A. Cistulli and J.-L. Pepin, Trajectories of central sleep apnea during continuous positive airway pressure and association with therapy termination: A big data analysis, pp. A2928–A2928.

  6. J.-L. Pepin, H. Woehrle, D. Liu, J.P. Armitstead, P.A. Cistulli, A. Benjafield, and A. Malhotra, Compliance after switching from CPAP to ASV: big data analysis, ERJ Open Research 3 (2017), no. suppl 1.

  7. Bhattacharjee, R., et al. (2019). Patient Engagement Technology in Sleep Apnea to Optimize PAP Adherence in Children. B30. SRN: BIG DATA ANALYSIS AND POPULATION BASED STUDIES: A2866-A2866.

  8. Bhattacharjee, R., et al. (2019). PAP Adherence in Children with Sleep Apnea: Results Derived Using a Big Data Approach. B30. SRN: BIG DATA ANALYSIS AND POPULATION BASED STUDIES: A2865-A2865. 

  9. J.P., Armitstead., et al. (2019). The Impact of Age, Gender and OSA Severity on 1 Year PAP Adherence: Results from a Big Data Analysis of OSA Patients. A109. SRN: OSA PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND TREATMENT - MOVING TOWARDS PERSONALIZED MEDICINE: A2600-A2600.

  10. L.F., D., et al. (2019). Adherence with PAP Therapy in Latin America: Results from a Big Data Analysis. B30. SRN: BIG DATA ANALYSIS AND POPULATION BASED STUDIES: A2864-A2864. 

  11. C.P. Lee, G.J. Malouf, Y. Yan, B.H. Lee, C. Nunez, and P.A. Cistulli, Short term adherence with Positive Airway Pressure in Singapore: an analysis using Real-world data, Respirology (2019) 24 (Suppl. 2), p206.

Related Publications

  1. Benjafield, A. V., et al. (2019). "Estimation of the global prevalence and burden of obstructive sleep apnoea: a literature-based analysis." Lancet Respir Med.


  2. H. Woehrle, M. Arzt, A. Graml, I. Fietze, P. Young, H. Teschler, and J. H. Ficker, “Predictors of positive airway pressure therapy termination in the first year: analysis of big data from a German homecare provider. BMC pulmonary medicine”, 18(1), 186. doi:10.1186/s12890-018-0748-8.

  3. J.-L. Pépin, I. Jullian-Desayes, M. Sapène, E. Treptow, M. Joyeux-Faure, M. Benmerad, S. Bailly, Y. Grillet, B. Stach, P. Richard, P. Lévy, J.F. Muir and R. Tamisier. “Multimodal remote monitoring of high cardiovascular risk OSA patients initiating CPAP: a randomized trial”. Chest. 2018 Nov 22. pii: S0012-3692(18)32768-5. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2018.11.007.

  4. M. Light, J. Orr, A. Malhotra, R. Owens, “Home CPAP Detects Atrial Fibrillation-induced Central sleep apnea”, Lancet 2018, 392: 160. PMID: 30017134.

  5. J.-L. Pépin, S. Bailly and R. Tamisier. “Incorporating polysomnography into obstructive sleep apnoea phenotyping: moving towards personalised medicine for OSA”. Thorax. 2018 May;73(5):409-411. doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2017-210943. Epub 2018 Feb 24. PubMed PMID: 29477990.

  6. A. Malhotra, M. Crocker, L. Willes, C. Kelly, S. Lynch, A. Benjafield, “Patient Engagement Using New Technology to Improve Adherence to Positive Airway Pressure Therapy: A Retrospective Analysis”, Chest 2018, 153(4): 843-850. PMID: 29154970 PMCID: PMC5989636.

  7. K. Sutherland, A.R. Fernanda, Philip de Chazal, and Peter A. Cistulli, “Prediction in obstructive sleep apnoea: diagnosis, comorbidity risk, and treatment outcomes”, Expert Review of Respiratory Medicine 12 (2018), no. 4, 293–307, PMID: 29436242.

  8. W.T. McNicholas , C.L. Bassetti, L. Ferini-Strambi, J.-L. Pépin, D. Pevernagie, J. Verbraecken, W. Randerath and Baveno Working Group members, “Challenges in obstructive sleep apnoea”. Lancet Respir Med. 2018 Mar;6(3):170-172. doi: 10.1016/S2213-2600(18)30059-6. Epub 2018 Feb 7.

  9. B. T. Keenan, J. Kim, B. Singh, L. Bittencourt, N.-H. Chen, P. A. Cistulli, U. J. Magalang, N. McArdle, J. W. Mindel, B. Benediktsdottir, E. S. Arnardottir, L. K. Prochnow, T. Penzel, B. Sanner, R. J. Schwab, C. Shin, K. Sutherland, S. Tufik, G. Maislin, T. Gislason, and A. I. Pack, “Recognizable clinical subtypes of obstructive sleep apnea across international sleep centers: a cluster analysis”, Sleep 41 (2018), no. 3, zsx214.

  10. A. Malhotra, A.R. Schwartz, H. Schneider, R.L. Owens, P. DeYoung, M.K. Han, J. Wedzicha, N. Hansel, M. Zeidler, K.C. Wilson, M.S. Badr, “Research Priorities in Pathophysiology for Sleep Disordered Breathing in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: An Official ATS Research Statement”, Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2018, 197(3): 289-299. PMID: 29388824.
  11. H. Woehrle, M. Arzt, A. Graml, I. Fietze, P. Young, H. Teschler, and J. H. Ficker, “Effect of a patient engagement tool on positive airway pressure adherence: analysis of a german healthcare provider database”, Sleep Medicine 41 (2018), 20 – 26.

  12. D.C. Lim, K. Sutherland, P.A. Cistulli, A.I Pack, ”P4 medicine approach to obstructive sleep apnoea”, Respirology. 2017 Jul;22(5):849-860. doi: 10.1111/resp.13063. Epub 2017 May 5. Review. PMID: 28477347.

  13. H. Woehrle, J. H. Ficker, A. Graml, I. Fietze, P. Young, H. Teschler, and M. Arzt, “Telemedicine-based proactive patient management during positive airway pressure therapy: Impact on therapy termination rate”. Somnologie : Schlafforschung und Schlafmedizin = Somnology : sleep research and sleep medicine, 21(2), 121-127.

  14. Wickwire, E. M., et al. (2019). "The Impact on Monetized Health Economic Outcomes of Treatments for OSA: A Systematic Review." Chest.


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