Associate Professor Brendon Yee

Clinical Associate Professor
Medicine, Central Clinical School
Woolcock Institute of Medical Research

Telephone 02 95158190
Fax 02 95157196

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Selected grants

2013

  • Diabetes research project; Salis A, Caterson I, Brand-Miller J, Simpson S, Johnson N, Franklin J, Yee B; Rebecca L Cooper Medical Research Foundation/Equipment Grant.

2011

  • Modafinil for neurobehavioural dysfunction in sleep apnea patients who cannot use standard device-based treatments.; Marshall N, Grunstein R, Wong K, Yee B; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2010

  • The effect of CPAP on erectile and endothelial dysfunction in impotent men with obstructive sleep apnea; Wong K, Ng M, Liu P, Yee B; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2008

  • Metabolic and Psychomotor changes after Continous Positive Airway Pressure treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea; Liu P, Yee B, Phillips C, Berend N; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Yee, B., Liu, P., Phillips, C., Grunstein, R. (2012). Neuroendocrine Aspects of Sleep Apnea. In Allan I. Pack (Eds.), Sleep Apnea: Pathogenesis, Diagnosis and Treatment, (pp. 286-299). London: Informa Healthcare.
  • Yee, B., Grunstein, R. (2010). Obstructive Sleep Apnea. In Peter G Kopelman, William H Dietz and Ian Caterson (Eds.), Clinical Obesity in Adults and Children (third edition), (pp. 246-264). United States: John Wiley & Sons.
  • Chang, C., Marshall, N., Yee, B., Grunstein, R. (2010). Weight-loss treatment for OSA: medical and surgical options. In WT McNicholas, MR Bonsignore (Eds.), Sleep Apnoea: European Respiratory Monograph 50 December 2010, (pp. 302-320). Sheffield: European Respiratory Society.
  • Yee, B., Grunstein, R. (2005). Obstructive Sleep Apnoea. Clinical Obesity in Adults and Children. London, United Kingdom: Blackwell 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]
  • Bolitho, S., Naismith, S., Terpening, Z., Grunstein, R., Melehan, K., Yee, B., Coeytaux Jackson, A., Gilat, M., Lewis, S. (2014). Investigating Rapid Eye Movement Sleep Without Atonia in Parkinson's Disease Using the Rapid Eye Movement Sleep Behavior Disorder Screening Questionnaire. Movement Disorders, 29(6), 736-742. [More Information]
  • Chapman, J., Kempler, L., Chang, C., Williams, S., Sivam, S., Wong, K., Yee, B., Grunstein, R., Marshall, N. (2014). Modafinil improves daytime sleepiness in patients with mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnoea not using standard treatments: a randomised placebo-controlled crossover trial. Thorax, 69(3), 274-279. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Rowsell, L., Yee, B. (2014). Positive airway pressure treatment for opioid-related central sleep apnea, where are we now? Sleep and Breathing, 18(2), 229-231. [More Information]
  • Phillips, C., Grunstein, R., Darendeliler, M., Mihailidou, A., Srinivasan, V., Yee, B., Marks, G., Cistulli, P. (2013). Health Outcomes of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure versus Oral Appliance Treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Randomised Controlled Trial. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 187(8), 879-887. [More Information]
  • Lau, E., Jaijee, S., Melehan, K., Wong, K., Yee, B., Grunstein, R., Celermajer, D. (2013). Prevalence of patent foramen ovale and its impact on oxygen desaturation in obstructive sleep apnea. International Journal of Cardiology, 165(1), 35-40. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Somogyi, A., Yee, B., Wong, K., Kaur, J., Wrigley, P., Grunstein, R. (2013). The effects of a single mild dose of morphine on chemoreflexes and breathing in obstructive sleep apnea. Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology, 185(3), 526-532. [More Information]
  • Killick, R., Wang, D., Hoyos, C., Yee, B., Grunstein, R., Liu, P. (2013). The effects of testosterone on ventilatory responses in men with obstructive sleep apnoea: a randomised, placebo-controlled trial. Journal of Sleep Research, 22(3), 331-336. [More Information]
  • Hoyos, C., Yee, B., Phillips, C., Machan, E., Grunstein, R., Liu, P. (2012). Body compositional and cardiometabolic effects of testosterone therapy in obese men with severe obstructive sleep apnea: a randomised placebo-controlled trial. European Journal of Endocrinology, 167(4), 531-541. [More Information]
  • Hoyos, C., Killick, R., Yee, B., Phillips, C., Grunstein, R., Liu, P. (2012). Cardiometabolic changes after continuous positive airway pressure for obstructive sleep apnoea: a randomised sham-controlled study. Thorax, 67(12), 1081-1089. [More Information]
  • McEwen, B., Phillips, C., Morel-Kopp, M., Yee, B., Sullivan, D., Ward, C., Tofler, G., Grunstein, R. (2012). Diurnal changes and levels of fibrin generation are not altered by continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) in obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA). Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, 108(4), 701-709. [More Information]
  • Sivam, S., Phillips, C., Trenell, M., Yee, B., Liu, P., Wong, K., Grunstein, R. (2012). Effects of 8 weeks of continuous positive airway pressure on abdominal adiposity in obstructive sleep apnoea. The European Respiratory Journal, 40(4), 913-918. [More Information]
  • Phillips, C., McEwen, B., Morel-Kopp, M., Yee, B., Sullivan, D., Ward, C., Tofler, G., Grunstein, R. (2012). Effects of continuous positive airway pressure on coagulability in obstructive sleep apnoea: a randomised, placebo-controlled crossover study. Thorax, 67(7), 639-644. [More Information]
  • Hoyos, C., Killick, R., Yee, B., Grunstein, R., Liu, P. (2012). Effects of testosterone therapy on sleep and breathing in obese men with severe obstructive sleep apnoea: a randomized placebo-controlled trial. Clinical Endocrinology, 77(4), 599-607. [More Information]
  • Davies, A., Chang, C., Yee, B. (2012). REM sleep behaviour disorder and its link with neurodegenerative diseases. Medicine Today, 13(11), 30-37.
  • Sivam, S., Yee, B. (2012). Role of gabapentin enacarbil XR in restless legs syndrome. Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management, 8(2012), 201-208. [More Information]
  • Dungan, G., Marshall, N., Hoyos, C., Yee, B., Grunstein, R. (2011). A Randomized Crossover Trial of the Effect of a Novel Method of Pressure Control (SensAwake) in Automatic Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Therapy to Treat Sleep Disordered Breathing. The Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 7(3), 261-267. [More Information]
  • Phillips, C., Yee, B., Marshall, N., Liu, P., Sullivan, D., Grunstein, R. (2011). Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Reduces Postprandial Lipidemia in Obstructive Sleep Apnea. A Randomised, Placebo Controlled Crossover Trial. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 184(3), 355-361. [More Information]
  • Sutherland, K., Lee, R., Phillips, C., Dungan, G., Yee, B., Magnussen, J., Grunstein, R., Cistulli, P. (2011). Effect of weight loss on upper airway size and facial fat in men with obstructive sleep apnoea. Thorax, 66(9), 797-803. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Marshall, N., Duffin, J., Yee, B., Wong, K., Noori, N., Ng, S., Grunstein, R. (2011). Phenotyping interindividual variability in obstructive sleep apnoea response to temazepam using ventilatory chemoreflexes during wakefulness. Journal of Sleep Research, 20(4), 526-532. [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]
  • Lau, E., Yee, B., Grunstein, R., Celermajer, D. (2010). Patent foramen ovale and obstructive sleep apnea: A new association? Sleep Medicine Reviews, 14(6), 391-395. [More Information]
  • Yee, B., Killick, R., Wong, K. (2009). Cardiovascular risk in asymptomatic OSA. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 179(10), 968-9; author reply 969-70. [More Information]
  • Phillips, C., Yee, B., Trenell, M., Magnussen, J., Wang, D., Banerjee, D., Berend, N., Grunstein, R. (2009). Changes in regional adiposity and cardio-metabolic function following a weight loss program with sibutramine in obese men with obstructive sleep apnea. The Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 5(5), 416-421. [More Information]
  • Yee, B., Killick, R., Wong, K. (2009). Restless legs syndrome. Australian Family Physician, 38(5), 296-300. [More Information]
  • Hellgren, J., Yee, B., Dungan, G., Grunstein, R. (2008). Altered positional regulation of nasal patency in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome. European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, DOI 10.1007/s00405-008-0701-1, 1-5. [More Information]
  • Phillips, C., Yee, B., Yang, Q., Villaneuva, A., Hedner, J., Berend, N., Grunstein, R. (2008). Effects of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Treatment and withdrawal in patients with obstructive sleep apnea on arterial stiffness and central BP. Chest, 134(1), 94-100. [More Information]
  • 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]
  • Wang, D., Wong, K., Dungan, G., Buchanan, P., Yee, B., Grunstein, R. (2008). The validity of wrist actimetry assessment of sleep with and without sleep apnea. The Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 4(5), 450-455. [More Information]
  • Marshall, N., Yee, B., Desai, A., Buchanan, P., Wong, K., Crompton, R., Melehan, K., Zack, N., Rao, S., Gendreau, R., Grunstein, R., et al (2008). Two Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trials to Evaluate the Efficacy and Tolerability of Mirtazapine for the Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Sleep, 31(6), 824-831. [More Information]
  • Yee, B., Buchanan, P., Mahadev, S., Banerjee, D., Liu, P., Phillips, C., Loughnan, G., Steinbeck, K., Grunstein, R. (2007). Assessment of sleep and breathing in adults with Prader-Willi syndrome: a case control series. The Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 3(7), 713-718. [More Information]
  • Trenell, M., Ward, J., Yee, B., Phillips, C., Kemp, G., Grunstein, R., Thompson, C. (2007). Influence of constant positive airway pressure therapy on lipid storage, muscle metabolism and insulin action in obese patients with severe obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome. Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, 9(5), 679-687. [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]
  • Tolhurst, S., Yee, B., Corbett, J. (2007). Paroxysmal Cheyne-Stokes respiration during sleep temporally associated with paroxysmal cardiac bigeminy and reduction in pulse rate. Sleep Medicine, 8(1), 94-95. [More Information]
  • Liu, P., Yee, B., Phillips, C., Grunstein, R. (2007). Sleep Apnea and Neuroendocrine Function. Sleep Medicine Clinics, 2(2), 225-236.
  • Phillips, C., Yang, Q., Williams, A., Roth, M., Yee, B., Hedner, J., Berend, N., Grunstein, R. (2007). The effect of short-term withdrawal from continuous positive airway pressure therapy on sympathetic activity and markers of vascular inflammation in subjects with obstructive sleep apnoea. Journal of Sleep Research, 16(2), 217-225. [More Information]
  • Yee, B., Phillips, C., Banerjee, D., Caterson, I., Hedner, J., Grunstein, R. (2006). The effect of sibutramine-assisted weight loss in men with obstructive sleep apnoea. International Journal of Obesity, published online 2 May 2006(print 31 (1) 2007), 161-168. [More Information]
  • 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]
  • Yee, B. (2005). Effect of sibutramine-assisted weight loss on obstructive sleep apnea in men. Sleep, 28, A177.
  • Villaneuva, A., Buchanan, P., Yee, B., Grunstein, R. (2005). Ethnicity and obstructive sleep apnoea. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 9(6), 419-436. [More Information]
  • Ferrier, K., Campbell, A., Yee, B., Richards, M., O'Meeghan, T., Weatherall, M., Neill, A. (2005). Sleep-disordered breathing occurs frequently in stable outpatients with congestive heart failure. Chest, 128(4), 2116-2122. [More Information]
  • Yee, B., Liu, P., Phillips, C., Grunstein, R. (2004). Neuroendocrine Changes in Sleep Apnea. Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine, 10(6), 475-481.
  • Jung, D., Grunstein, R., Cho, H., Yee, B. (2004). Predictive Value Of Kushida Index And Acoustic Pharyngometry For The Evaluation Of Upper Airway In Subjects With Or Without Obstructive Sleep Apnea. JOURNAL OF KOREAN MEDICAL SCIENCE, 19(5), 662-667.
  • Liu, P., Yee, B., Wishart, S., Jimenez, M., Jung, D., Grunstein, R., Handelsman, D. (2003). The short-term effects of high-dose testosterone on sleep, breathing, and function in older men. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 88(8), 3605-3613.

Conferences

  • Miller, C., Gordon, C., Yee, B., Mullins, A., Grunstein, R., KYLE, S. (2013). Thermoregulatory Responses and Sleep-Onset in Primary Insomnia: Preliminary Results. 27th Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, LLC, Winchester, IL, USA: Associated Professional Sleep Societies, LLC.
  • Yee, B., Liu, P., Yang, Q., Wishart, S., Handelsman, D., Grunstein, R. (2002). A double blind, placebo controlled randomised crossover study of intramuscular testosterone esters on sleep in men over 60 years of age.
  • Liu, P., Yee, B., Wishart, S., Yang, Q., Grunstein, R., Handelsman, D. (2002). The acute effects of high dose testosterone on sleep in ageing men.

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]
  • Bolitho, S., Naismith, S., Terpening, Z., Grunstein, R., Melehan, K., Yee, B., Coeytaux Jackson, A., Gilat, M., Lewis, S. (2014). Investigating Rapid Eye Movement Sleep Without Atonia in Parkinson's Disease Using the Rapid Eye Movement Sleep Behavior Disorder Screening Questionnaire. Movement Disorders, 29(6), 736-742. [More Information]
  • Chapman, J., Kempler, L., Chang, C., Williams, S., Sivam, S., Wong, K., Yee, B., Grunstein, R., Marshall, N. (2014). Modafinil improves daytime sleepiness in patients with mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnoea not using standard treatments: a randomised placebo-controlled crossover trial. Thorax, 69(3), 274-279. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Rowsell, L., Yee, B. (2014). Positive airway pressure treatment for opioid-related central sleep apnea, where are we now? Sleep and Breathing, 18(2), 229-231. [More Information]

2013

  • Phillips, C., Grunstein, R., Darendeliler, M., Mihailidou, A., Srinivasan, V., Yee, B., Marks, G., Cistulli, P. (2013). Health Outcomes of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure versus Oral Appliance Treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Randomised Controlled Trial. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 187(8), 879-887. [More Information]
  • Lau, E., Jaijee, S., Melehan, K., Wong, K., Yee, B., Grunstein, R., Celermajer, D. (2013). Prevalence of patent foramen ovale and its impact on oxygen desaturation in obstructive sleep apnea. International Journal of Cardiology, 165(1), 35-40. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Somogyi, A., Yee, B., Wong, K., Kaur, J., Wrigley, P., Grunstein, R. (2013). The effects of a single mild dose of morphine on chemoreflexes and breathing in obstructive sleep apnea. Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology, 185(3), 526-532. [More Information]
  • Killick, R., Wang, D., Hoyos, C., Yee, B., Grunstein, R., Liu, P. (2013). The effects of testosterone on ventilatory responses in men with obstructive sleep apnoea: a randomised, placebo-controlled trial. Journal of Sleep Research, 22(3), 331-336. [More Information]
  • Miller, C., Gordon, C., Yee, B., Mullins, A., Grunstein, R., KYLE, S. (2013). Thermoregulatory Responses and Sleep-Onset in Primary Insomnia: Preliminary Results. 27th Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, LLC, Winchester, IL, USA: Associated Professional Sleep Societies, LLC.

2012

  • Hoyos, C., Yee, B., Phillips, C., Machan, E., Grunstein, R., Liu, P. (2012). Body compositional and cardiometabolic effects of testosterone therapy in obese men with severe obstructive sleep apnea: a randomised placebo-controlled trial. European Journal of Endocrinology, 167(4), 531-541. [More Information]
  • Hoyos, C., Killick, R., Yee, B., Phillips, C., Grunstein, R., Liu, P. (2012). Cardiometabolic changes after continuous positive airway pressure for obstructive sleep apnoea: a randomised sham-controlled study. Thorax, 67(12), 1081-1089. [More Information]
  • McEwen, B., Phillips, C., Morel-Kopp, M., Yee, B., Sullivan, D., Ward, C., Tofler, G., Grunstein, R. (2012). Diurnal changes and levels of fibrin generation are not altered by continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) in obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA). Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, 108(4), 701-709. [More Information]
  • Sivam, S., Phillips, C., Trenell, M., Yee, B., Liu, P., Wong, K., Grunstein, R. (2012). Effects of 8 weeks of continuous positive airway pressure on abdominal adiposity in obstructive sleep apnoea. The European Respiratory Journal, 40(4), 913-918. [More Information]
  • Phillips, C., McEwen, B., Morel-Kopp, M., Yee, B., Sullivan, D., Ward, C., Tofler, G., Grunstein, R. (2012). Effects of continuous positive airway pressure on coagulability in obstructive sleep apnoea: a randomised, placebo-controlled crossover study. Thorax, 67(7), 639-644. [More Information]
  • Hoyos, C., Killick, R., Yee, B., Grunstein, R., Liu, P. (2012). Effects of testosterone therapy on sleep and breathing in obese men with severe obstructive sleep apnoea: a randomized placebo-controlled trial. Clinical Endocrinology, 77(4), 599-607. [More Information]
  • Yee, B., Liu, P., Phillips, C., Grunstein, R. (2012). Neuroendocrine Aspects of Sleep Apnea. In Allan I. Pack (Eds.), Sleep Apnea: Pathogenesis, Diagnosis and Treatment, (pp. 286-299). London: Informa Healthcare.
  • Davies, A., Chang, C., Yee, B. (2012). REM sleep behaviour disorder and its link with neurodegenerative diseases. Medicine Today, 13(11), 30-37.
  • Sivam, S., Yee, B. (2012). Role of gabapentin enacarbil XR in restless legs syndrome. Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management, 8(2012), 201-208. [More Information]

2011

  • Dungan, G., Marshall, N., Hoyos, C., Yee, B., Grunstein, R. (2011). A Randomized Crossover Trial of the Effect of a Novel Method of Pressure Control (SensAwake) in Automatic Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Therapy to Treat Sleep Disordered Breathing. The Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 7(3), 261-267. [More Information]
  • Phillips, C., Yee, B., Marshall, N., Liu, P., Sullivan, D., Grunstein, R. (2011). Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Reduces Postprandial Lipidemia in Obstructive Sleep Apnea. A Randomised, Placebo Controlled Crossover Trial. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 184(3), 355-361. [More Information]
  • Sutherland, K., Lee, R., Phillips, C., Dungan, G., Yee, B., Magnussen, J., Grunstein, R., Cistulli, P. (2011). Effect of weight loss on upper airway size and facial fat in men with obstructive sleep apnoea. Thorax, 66(9), 797-803. [More Information]
  • Wang, D., Marshall, N., Duffin, J., Yee, B., Wong, K., Noori, N., Ng, S., Grunstein, R. (2011). Phenotyping interindividual variability in obstructive sleep apnoea response to temazepam using ventilatory chemoreflexes during wakefulness. Journal of Sleep Research, 20(4), 526-532. [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

  • Yee, B., Grunstein, R. (2010). Obstructive Sleep Apnea. In Peter G Kopelman, William H Dietz and Ian Caterson (Eds.), Clinical Obesity in Adults and Children (third edition), (pp. 246-264). United States: John Wiley & Sons.
  • Lau, E., Yee, B., Grunstein, R., Celermajer, D. (2010). Patent foramen ovale and obstructive sleep apnea: A new association? Sleep Medicine Reviews, 14(6), 391-395. [More Information]
  • Chang, C., Marshall, N., Yee, B., Grunstein, R. (2010). Weight-loss treatment for OSA: medical and surgical options. In WT McNicholas, MR Bonsignore (Eds.), Sleep Apnoea: European Respiratory Monograph 50 December 2010, (pp. 302-320). Sheffield: European Respiratory Society.

2009

  • Yee, B., Killick, R., Wong, K. (2009). Cardiovascular risk in asymptomatic OSA. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 179(10), 968-9; author reply 969-70. [More Information]
  • Phillips, C., Yee, B., Trenell, M., Magnussen, J., Wang, D., Banerjee, D., Berend, N., Grunstein, R. (2009). Changes in regional adiposity and cardio-metabolic function following a weight loss program with sibutramine in obese men with obstructive sleep apnea. The Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 5(5), 416-421. [More Information]
  • Yee, B., Killick, R., Wong, K. (2009). Restless legs syndrome. Australian Family Physician, 38(5), 296-300. [More Information]

2008

  • Hellgren, J., Yee, B., Dungan, G., Grunstein, R. (2008). Altered positional regulation of nasal patency in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome. European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, DOI 10.1007/s00405-008-0701-1, 1-5. [More Information]
  • Phillips, C., Yee, B., Yang, Q., Villaneuva, A., Hedner, J., Berend, N., Grunstein, R. (2008). Effects of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Treatment and withdrawal in patients with obstructive sleep apnea on arterial stiffness and central BP. Chest, 134(1), 94-100. [More Information]
  • 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]
  • Wang, D., Wong, K., Dungan, G., Buchanan, P., Yee, B., Grunstein, R. (2008). The validity of wrist actimetry assessment of sleep with and without sleep apnea. The Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 4(5), 450-455. [More Information]
  • Marshall, N., Yee, B., Desai, A., Buchanan, P., Wong, K., Crompton, R., Melehan, K., Zack, N., Rao, S., Gendreau, R., Grunstein, R., et al (2008). Two Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trials to Evaluate the Efficacy and Tolerability of Mirtazapine for the Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Sleep, 31(6), 824-831. [More Information]

2007

  • Yee, B., Buchanan, P., Mahadev, S., Banerjee, D., Liu, P., Phillips, C., Loughnan, G., Steinbeck, K., Grunstein, R. (2007). Assessment of sleep and breathing in adults with Prader-Willi syndrome: a case control series. The Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 3(7), 713-718. [More Information]
  • Trenell, M., Ward, J., Yee, B., Phillips, C., Kemp, G., Grunstein, R., Thompson, C. (2007). Influence of constant positive airway pressure therapy on lipid storage, muscle metabolism and insulin action in obese patients with severe obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome. Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, 9(5), 679-687. [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]
  • Tolhurst, S., Yee, B., Corbett, J. (2007). Paroxysmal Cheyne-Stokes respiration during sleep temporally associated with paroxysmal cardiac bigeminy and reduction in pulse rate. Sleep Medicine, 8(1), 94-95. [More Information]
  • Liu, P., Yee, B., Phillips, C., Grunstein, R. (2007). Sleep Apnea and Neuroendocrine Function. Sleep Medicine Clinics, 2(2), 225-236.
  • Phillips, C., Yang, Q., Williams, A., Roth, M., Yee, B., Hedner, J., Berend, N., Grunstein, R. (2007). The effect of short-term withdrawal from continuous positive airway pressure therapy on sympathetic activity and markers of vascular inflammation in subjects with obstructive sleep apnoea. Journal of Sleep Research, 16(2), 217-225. [More Information]

2006

  • Yee, B., Phillips, C., Banerjee, D., Caterson, I., Hedner, J., Grunstein, R. (2006). The effect of sibutramine-assisted weight loss in men with obstructive sleep apnoea. International Journal of Obesity, published online 2 May 2006(print 31 (1) 2007), 161-168. [More Information]
  • 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

  • Yee, B. (2005). Effect of sibutramine-assisted weight loss on obstructive sleep apnea in men. Sleep, 28, A177.
  • Villaneuva, A., Buchanan, P., Yee, B., Grunstein, R. (2005). Ethnicity and obstructive sleep apnoea. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 9(6), 419-436. [More Information]
  • Yee, B., Grunstein, R. (2005). Obstructive Sleep Apnoea. Clinical Obesity in Adults and Children. London, United Kingdom: Blackwell Press.
  • Ferrier, K., Campbell, A., Yee, B., Richards, M., O'Meeghan, T., Weatherall, M., Neill, A. (2005). Sleep-disordered breathing occurs frequently in stable outpatients with congestive heart failure. Chest, 128(4), 2116-2122. [More Information]

2004

  • Yee, B., Liu, P., Phillips, C., Grunstein, R. (2004). Neuroendocrine Changes in Sleep Apnea. Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine, 10(6), 475-481.
  • Jung, D., Grunstein, R., Cho, H., Yee, B. (2004). Predictive Value Of Kushida Index And Acoustic Pharyngometry For The Evaluation Of Upper Airway In Subjects With Or Without Obstructive Sleep Apnea. JOURNAL OF KOREAN MEDICAL SCIENCE, 19(5), 662-667.

2003

  • Liu, P., Yee, B., Wishart, S., Jimenez, M., Jung, D., Grunstein, R., Handelsman, D. (2003). The short-term effects of high-dose testosterone on sleep, breathing, and function in older men. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 88(8), 3605-3613.

2002

  • Yee, B., Liu, P., Yang, Q., Wishart, S., Handelsman, D., Grunstein, R. (2002). A double blind, placebo controlled randomised crossover study of intramuscular testosterone esters on sleep in men over 60 years of age.
  • Liu, P., Yee, B., Wishart, S., Yang, Q., Grunstein, R., Handelsman, D. (2002). The acute effects of high dose testosterone on sleep in ageing men.

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