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]
  • 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]
  • 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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