Breathe Easy

In this episode of the ATS Reading List Podcast we sit down with Dr. Vaishnavi Kundel, an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Dr. Kundel's research focuses on investigating the links between sleep apnea, sleep duration, and cardiovascular diseases using multi-modality imaging techniques. This episode will focus on two articles in the areas of her research. Happy listening!

Show Notes

Show Notes

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Recommended Reading 
  1. McEvoy et al. 2016. CPAP for Prevention of Cardiovascular Events in Obstructive Sleep Apnea.
  2. Weaver et al. 2012. Continuous positive airway pressure treatment of sleepy patients with milder obstructive sleep apnea: results of the CPAP Apnea Trial North American Program (CATNAP) randomized clinical trial. 
  3. Weaver et al. 1999. An instrument to measure functional status outcomes for disorders of excessive sleepiness.  
  4. Berry et al. 2012. American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Rules for scoring respiratory events in sleep: update of the 2007 AASM Manual for the Scoring of Sleep and Associated Events. 

Creators & Guests

Jennifer D. Duke, MD
Mayo Clinic
P.J. Gary, MD
SUNY Upstate Medical University
Vaishnavi Kundel, MD, MScR
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

What is Breathe Easy?

Conversations in Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine by the American Thoracic Society