Dr Amanda Piper

Clinical Senior Lecturer
Medicine, Central Clinical School
Woolcock Institute of Medical Research

Telephone 9515 8708
Fax 9515 7176

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Selected grants

2004

  • Interaction between sleep apnea and metabolic syndrome; Grunstein R, Berend N, Piper A, Hedner J, Thompson C; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2001

  • Muscle metabolism and leptin in sleep-related respiratory failure - effect of treatment; Grunstein R, Thompson C, Piper A, Sullivan C; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Piper, A. (2012). Sleep and Breathing in Cystic Fibrosis. In Leila Kheirandish-Gozal, David Gozal (Eds.), Sleep Disordered Breathing in Children: A Comprehensive Clinical Guide to Evaluation and Treatment, (pp. 365-383). New York: Springer Science + Business Media.
  • Piper, A., Ellis, E. (2008). Non-invasive ventilation. In Jennifer A. Pryor, S Ammani Prasad (Eds.), Physiotherapy for Respiratory and Cardiac Problems: Adults and Paediatrics, (pp. 374-396). United Kingdom: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Piper, A., Dobbin, C. (2008). Sleep and Quality of Life in Cystic Fibrosis. In Verster J; Pandi-Perumal S; Streiner D (Eds.), Sleep and Quality of Life in Clinical Medicine, (pp. 423-431). United States: Humana Press.
  • Piper, A. (2008). Sleep and Quality of Life in Neuromuscular Disease. In Verster J; Pandi-Perumal S; Streiner D (Eds.), Sleep and Quality of Life in Clinical Medicine, (pp. 209-220). United States: Humana Press.

Journals

  • Wang, D., Piper, A., Yee, B., Wong, K., Kim, J., D'Rozario, A., Rowsell, L., Dijk, D., Grunstein, R. (2014). Hypercapnia is a Key Correlate of EEG Activation and Daytime Sleepiness in Hypercapnic Sleep Disordered Breathing Patients. The Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 10(5), 517-522. [More Information]
  • Hollier, C., Harmer, A., Maxwell, L., Menadue, C., Wilson, G., Unger, G., Flunt, D., Black, D., Piper, A. (2014). Moderate concentrations of supplemental oxygen worsen hypercapnia in obesity hypoventilation syndrome: a randomised crossover study. Thorax.
  • Hollier, C., Harmer, A., Maxwell, L., Menadue, C., Wilson, G., Black, D., Piper, A. (2014). Validation of respiratory inductive plethysmography (LifeShirt) in obesity hypoventilation syndrome. Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology, 194(1), 15-22. [More Information]
  • Garner, D., Berlowitz, D., Douglas, J., Harkness, N., Howard, M., McArdle, N., Naughton, M., Neill, A., Piper, A., Yeo, A., et al (2013). Home mechanical ventilation in Australia and New Zealand. The European Respiratory Journal, 41(1), 39-45. [More Information]
  • Piper, A. (2013). Obesity and respiratory disease—weighing in on the issue: An epilogue. Respirology, 18(1), 55-79. [More Information]
  • Hollier, C., Maxwell, L., Harmer, A., Menadue, C., Piper, A., Black, D., Willson, G., Alison, J. (2013). Validity of arterialised-venous PCO2, pH and bicarbonate in obesity hypoventilation syndrome. Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology, 188(2), 165-171. [More Information]
  • Eves, N., Song, Y., Piper, A., Maher, T. (2013). Year in review 2012: acute lung injury, interstitial lung diseases, sleep and physiology. Respirology, 18(3), 555-564. [More Information]
  • Piper, A. (2012). Continuous positive airway pressure for obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. Minerva Pneumologica: A Journal on Diseases of the Respiratory System, 51(2), 73-91.
  • Takahashi, K., Eves, N., Piper, A., Song, Y., Maher, T. (2012). Year in review 2011: acute lung injury, interstitial lung diseases, physiology, sleep and lung cancer. Respirology, 17(3), 554-562. [More Information]
  • Piper, A., Grunstein, R. (2011). Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome - Mechanisms and Management. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 183(3), 292-298. [More Information]
  • Piper, A. (2011). Obesity hypoventilation syndrome - The big and the breathless. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 15, 79-89. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Piper, A., Wong, K., Yee, B., Marshall, N., Dijk, D., Grunstein, R. (2011). Slow Wave Sleep in Patients with Respiratory Failure. Sleep Medicine, 12(4), 378-383. [More Information]
  • Piper, A., Grunstein, R. (2010). Big breathing: the complex interaction of obesity, hypoventilation, weight loss, and respiratory function. Journal of Applied Physiology, 108(1), 199-205. [More Information]
  • Menadue, C., Alison, J., Piper, A., Flunt, D., Ellis, E. (2010). Bilevel ventilation during exercise in acute on chronic respiratory failure: A preliminary study. Respiratory Medicine, 104, 219-227. [More Information]
  • Piper, A. (2010). Discharge planning and management for patients with chronic respiratory failure using home mechanica. Breathe: Continuing Medical Education for Respiratory Professionals, 6(4), 323-333.
  • Menadue, C., Alison, J., Piper, A., Wong, K., Hollier, C., Ellis, E. (2010). High- and low-level pressure support during walking in people with severe kyphoscoliosis. European Respiratory Journal, 36(2), 370-378. [More Information]
  • Piper, A. (2010). Nocturnal hypoventilation - identifying & treating syndromes. Indian Journal of Medical Research, 131, 350-365. [More Information]
  • Piper, A. (2010). Obesity hypoventilation syndrome: therapeutic implications for treatment. Expert Review of Respiratory Medicine, 4(1), 57-70. [More Information]
  • Moran, F., Piper, A., Bradley, J. (2010). Respiratory muscle pressures in non-CF bronchiectasis: repeatability and reliability. Chronic Respiratory Disease, 7(3), 165-171. [More Information]
  • Piper, A. (2010). The highs and lows of gas exchange during sleep. Respirology, 15(2), 191-193. [More Information]
  • Piper, A. (2009). Obesity and sleep disordered breathing: diagnosis, clinical implications and management. Minerva Pneumologica, 48(4), 307-329.
  • Menadue, C., Alison, J., Piper, A., Flunt, D., Ellis, E. (2008). Non-invasive ventilation during arm exercise and ground walking in patients with chronic hypercapnic respiratory failure. Respirology, 14(2), 251-259. [More Information]
  • Crummy, F., Piper, A., Naughton, M. (2008). Obesity and the lung: 2. - Obesity and sleep-disordered breathing. Thorax, 63(8), 738-746.
  • Piper, A., Wang, D., Yee, B., Grunstein, R., Barnes, D. (2008). Randomised trial of CPAP vs bilevel support in the treatment of obesity hypoventilation syndrome without severe nocturnal desaturation. Thorax, 63(5), 395-401. [More Information]
  • Piper, A., Grunstein, R. (2007). Current perspectives on the obesity hypoventilation syndrome. Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine, 13(6), 490-496. [More Information]
  • Willson, G., Grunstein, R., Kirjavainen, T., Young, I., Piper, A., Sullivan, C., Wilcox, I. (2007). Electroencephalographic arousals during sleep do not alter the pressor response to Cheyne-Stokes respiration in subjects with chronic heart failure. Journal of Sleep Research. [More Information]
  • Moran, F., Bradley, J., Jones, A., Piper, A. (2007). Non-invasive ventilation for cystic fibrosis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. [More Information]
  • Banerjee, D., Yee, B., Piper, A., Zwillich, C., Grunstein, R. (2007). Obesity hypoventilation syndrome: Hypoxemia During Continuous Positive Airway Pressure. Chest, 131(6), 1678-1684. [More Information]
  • Piper, A., Wang, D., Yee, B., Barnes, D., Grunstein, R. (2007). Randomised trial of CPAP vs bilevel support in the treatment of obesity hypoventilation syndrome without severe nocturnal desaturation. Thorax, 63(5), 395-401. [More Information]
  • Piper, A., Moran, F. (2006). Non-invasive ventilation and the physiotherapist: Current state and future trends. Physical Therapy Reviews, 11(1), 37-43.
  • Yee, B., Cheung, J., Phipps, P., Banerjee, D., Piper, A., Grunstein, R. (2006). Treatment of obesity hypoventilation syndrome and serum leptin. Respiration, 73(2), 209-212. [More Information]
  • Moran, F., Bradley, J., Elborn, J., Piper, A. (2005). Physiotherapy involvement in non-invasive ventilation hospital services: a British Isles survey. International Journal of Clinical Practice, 59(4), 453-456. [More Information]
  • Milross, M., Piper, A., Norman, M., Willson, G., Grunstein, R., Sullivan, C., Bye, P. (2002). Night-to-night variability in sleep in cystic fibrosis. Sleep Medicine, 3(3), 213-219.
  • Milross, M., Piper, A., Norman, M., Dobbin, C., Grunstein, R., Sullivan, C., Bye, P. (2002). Subjective sleep quality in cystic fibrosis. Sleep Medicine, 3(3), 205-212.

Conferences

  • Hollier, C., Harmer, A., Maxwell, L., Piper, A., Menadue, C., Willson, G. (2009). Does supplemental oxygen worsen hypercapnia in patients with obesity-related respiratory failure (obesity hypoventilation syndrome)? Australian Physiotherapy Association Conference Week APA 2009, Australia: Australian Physiotherapy Association.

2014

  • Wang, D., Piper, A., Yee, B., Wong, K., Kim, J., D'Rozario, A., Rowsell, L., Dijk, D., Grunstein, R. (2014). Hypercapnia is a Key Correlate of EEG Activation and Daytime Sleepiness in Hypercapnic Sleep Disordered Breathing Patients. The Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 10(5), 517-522. [More Information]
  • Hollier, C., Harmer, A., Maxwell, L., Menadue, C., Wilson, G., Unger, G., Flunt, D., Black, D., Piper, A. (2014). Moderate concentrations of supplemental oxygen worsen hypercapnia in obesity hypoventilation syndrome: a randomised crossover study. Thorax.
  • Hollier, C., Harmer, A., Maxwell, L., Menadue, C., Wilson, G., Black, D., Piper, A. (2014). Validation of respiratory inductive plethysmography (LifeShirt) in obesity hypoventilation syndrome. Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology, 194(1), 15-22. [More Information]

2013

  • Garner, D., Berlowitz, D., Douglas, J., Harkness, N., Howard, M., McArdle, N., Naughton, M., Neill, A., Piper, A., Yeo, A., et al (2013). Home mechanical ventilation in Australia and New Zealand. The European Respiratory Journal, 41(1), 39-45. [More Information]
  • Piper, A. (2013). Obesity and respiratory disease—weighing in on the issue: An epilogue. Respirology, 18(1), 55-79. [More Information]
  • Hollier, C., Maxwell, L., Harmer, A., Menadue, C., Piper, A., Black, D., Willson, G., Alison, J. (2013). Validity of arterialised-venous PCO2, pH and bicarbonate in obesity hypoventilation syndrome. Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology, 188(2), 165-171. [More Information]
  • Eves, N., Song, Y., Piper, A., Maher, T. (2013). Year in review 2012: acute lung injury, interstitial lung diseases, sleep and physiology. Respirology, 18(3), 555-564. [More Information]

2012

  • Piper, A. (2012). Continuous positive airway pressure for obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. Minerva Pneumologica: A Journal on Diseases of the Respiratory System, 51(2), 73-91.
  • Piper, A. (2012). Sleep and Breathing in Cystic Fibrosis. In Leila Kheirandish-Gozal, David Gozal (Eds.), Sleep Disordered Breathing in Children: A Comprehensive Clinical Guide to Evaluation and Treatment, (pp. 365-383). New York: Springer Science + Business Media.
  • Takahashi, K., Eves, N., Piper, A., Song, Y., Maher, T. (2012). Year in review 2011: acute lung injury, interstitial lung diseases, physiology, sleep and lung cancer. Respirology, 17(3), 554-562. [More Information]

2011

  • Piper, A., Grunstein, R. (2011). Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome - Mechanisms and Management. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 183(3), 292-298. [More Information]
  • Piper, A. (2011). Obesity hypoventilation syndrome - The big and the breathless. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 15, 79-89. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Piper, A., Wong, K., Yee, B., Marshall, N., Dijk, D., Grunstein, R. (2011). Slow Wave Sleep in Patients with Respiratory Failure. Sleep Medicine, 12(4), 378-383. [More Information]

2010

  • Piper, A., Grunstein, R. (2010). Big breathing: the complex interaction of obesity, hypoventilation, weight loss, and respiratory function. Journal of Applied Physiology, 108(1), 199-205. [More Information]
  • Menadue, C., Alison, J., Piper, A., Flunt, D., Ellis, E. (2010). Bilevel ventilation during exercise in acute on chronic respiratory failure: A preliminary study. Respiratory Medicine, 104, 219-227. [More Information]
  • Piper, A. (2010). Discharge planning and management for patients with chronic respiratory failure using home mechanica. Breathe: Continuing Medical Education for Respiratory Professionals, 6(4), 323-333.
  • Menadue, C., Alison, J., Piper, A., Wong, K., Hollier, C., Ellis, E. (2010). High- and low-level pressure support during walking in people with severe kyphoscoliosis. European Respiratory Journal, 36(2), 370-378. [More Information]
  • Piper, A. (2010). Nocturnal hypoventilation - identifying & treating syndromes. Indian Journal of Medical Research, 131, 350-365. [More Information]
  • Piper, A. (2010). Obesity hypoventilation syndrome: therapeutic implications for treatment. Expert Review of Respiratory Medicine, 4(1), 57-70. [More Information]
  • Moran, F., Piper, A., Bradley, J. (2010). Respiratory muscle pressures in non-CF bronchiectasis: repeatability and reliability. Chronic Respiratory Disease, 7(3), 165-171. [More Information]
  • Piper, A. (2010). The highs and lows of gas exchange during sleep. Respirology, 15(2), 191-193. [More Information]

2009

  • Hollier, C., Harmer, A., Maxwell, L., Piper, A., Menadue, C., Willson, G. (2009). Does supplemental oxygen worsen hypercapnia in patients with obesity-related respiratory failure (obesity hypoventilation syndrome)? Australian Physiotherapy Association Conference Week APA 2009, Australia: Australian Physiotherapy Association.
  • Piper, A. (2009). Obesity and sleep disordered breathing: diagnosis, clinical implications and management. Minerva Pneumologica, 48(4), 307-329.

2008

  • Piper, A., Ellis, E. (2008). Non-invasive ventilation. In Jennifer A. Pryor, S Ammani Prasad (Eds.), Physiotherapy for Respiratory and Cardiac Problems: Adults and Paediatrics, (pp. 374-396). United Kingdom: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Menadue, C., Alison, J., Piper, A., Flunt, D., Ellis, E. (2008). Non-invasive ventilation during arm exercise and ground walking in patients with chronic hypercapnic respiratory failure. Respirology, 14(2), 251-259. [More Information]
  • Crummy, F., Piper, A., Naughton, M. (2008). Obesity and the lung: 2. - Obesity and sleep-disordered breathing. Thorax, 63(8), 738-746.
  • Piper, A., Wang, D., Yee, B., Grunstein, R., Barnes, D. (2008). Randomised trial of CPAP vs bilevel support in the treatment of obesity hypoventilation syndrome without severe nocturnal desaturation. Thorax, 63(5), 395-401. [More Information]
  • Piper, A., Dobbin, C. (2008). Sleep and Quality of Life in Cystic Fibrosis. In Verster J; Pandi-Perumal S; Streiner D (Eds.), Sleep and Quality of Life in Clinical Medicine, (pp. 423-431). United States: Humana Press.
  • Piper, A. (2008). Sleep and Quality of Life in Neuromuscular Disease. In Verster J; Pandi-Perumal S; Streiner D (Eds.), Sleep and Quality of Life in Clinical Medicine, (pp. 209-220). United States: Humana Press.

2007

  • Piper, A., Grunstein, R. (2007). Current perspectives on the obesity hypoventilation syndrome. Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine, 13(6), 490-496. [More Information]
  • Willson, G., Grunstein, R., Kirjavainen, T., Young, I., Piper, A., Sullivan, C., Wilcox, I. (2007). Electroencephalographic arousals during sleep do not alter the pressor response to Cheyne-Stokes respiration in subjects with chronic heart failure. Journal of Sleep Research. [More Information]
  • Moran, F., Bradley, J., Jones, A., Piper, A. (2007). Non-invasive ventilation for cystic fibrosis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. [More Information]
  • Banerjee, D., Yee, B., Piper, A., Zwillich, C., Grunstein, R. (2007). Obesity hypoventilation syndrome: Hypoxemia During Continuous Positive Airway Pressure. Chest, 131(6), 1678-1684. [More Information]
  • Piper, A., Wang, D., Yee, B., Barnes, D., Grunstein, R. (2007). Randomised trial of CPAP vs bilevel support in the treatment of obesity hypoventilation syndrome without severe nocturnal desaturation. Thorax, 63(5), 395-401. [More Information]

2006

  • Piper, A., Moran, F. (2006). Non-invasive ventilation and the physiotherapist: Current state and future trends. Physical Therapy Reviews, 11(1), 37-43.
  • Yee, B., Cheung, J., Phipps, P., Banerjee, D., Piper, A., Grunstein, R. (2006). Treatment of obesity hypoventilation syndrome and serum leptin. Respiration, 73(2), 209-212. [More Information]

2005

  • Moran, F., Bradley, J., Elborn, J., Piper, A. (2005). Physiotherapy involvement in non-invasive ventilation hospital services: a British Isles survey. International Journal of Clinical Practice, 59(4), 453-456. [More Information]

2002

  • Milross, M., Piper, A., Norman, M., Willson, G., Grunstein, R., Sullivan, C., Bye, P. (2002). Night-to-night variability in sleep in cystic fibrosis. Sleep Medicine, 3(3), 213-219.
  • Milross, M., Piper, A., Norman, M., Dobbin, C., Grunstein, R., Sullivan, C., Bye, P. (2002). Subjective sleep quality in cystic fibrosis. Sleep Medicine, 3(3), 205-212.

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