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cardiovascular and daytime consequences of sleep disordered breathing in children; development of cardiovascular control in preterm infants

1983 …2021

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2020

Assessing ventilatory control stability in children with and without an elevated central apnoea index

Harman, K., Weichard, A. J., Davey, M. J., Horne, R. S. C., Nixon, G. M. & Edwards, B. A., Feb 2020, In : Respirology. 25, 2, p. 214-220 7 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Role of ventilatory control instability in children with sleep-disordered breathing

Siriwardhana, L. S., Weichard, A., Nixon, G. M., Davey, M. J., Walter, L. M., Edwards, B. A. & Horne, R. S. C., 2 Apr 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Respirology. 9 p.

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2019

Age and autonomic control, but not cerebral oxygenation, are significant determinants of EEG spectral power in children

Walter, L. M., Tamanyan, K., Weichard, A. J., Biggs, S. N., Davey, M. J., Nixon, G. M. & Horne, R. S. C., 6 Sep 2019, In : Sleep. 42, 9, 11 p., zsz118.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Cardiovascular Autonomic Control Is Altered in Children Born Preterm with Sleep Disordered Breathing

Thomas, B., Thillainathan, K., Delahunty, M., Weichard, A., Davey, M. J., Nixon, G. M., Walter, L. M. & Horne, R. S. C., Mar 2019, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 206, p. 83-90

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Craniofacial photography and association with sleep-disordered breathing severity in children

Sutherland, K., Weichard, A. J., Davey, M. J., Horne, R. SC., Cistulli, P. A. & Nixon, G. M., 30 Aug 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Sleep and Breathing. 7 p.

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Effects of Prone Sleeping on Cerebral Oxygenation in Preterm Infants

Shepherd, K. L., Yiallourou, S. R., Odoi, A., Brew, N., Yeomans, E., Willis, S., Horne, R. S. C. & Wong, F. Y., Jan 2019, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 204, p. 103-110.e1 9 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Pollen levels on the day of polysomnography influence sleep disordered breathing severity in children with allergic rhinitis

Walter, L. M., Tamanyan, K., Nisbet, L., Weichard, A. J., Davey, M. J., Nixon, G. M. & Horne, R. S. C., Jun 2019, In : Sleep and Breathing. 23, 2, p. 651–657 7 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Sleep disordered breathing in children disrupts the maturation of autonomic control of heart rate and its association with cerebral oxygenation

Walter, L. M., Tamanyan, K., Weichard, A. J., Davey, M. J., Nixon, G. M. & Horne, R. S. C., 1 Feb 2019, In : Journal of Physiology. 597, 3, p. 819-830 12 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Sleep macro-architecture and micro-architecture in children born preterm with sleep disordered breathing

Chan, M., Wong, T. C. H., Weichard, A., Nixon, G. M., Walter, L. M. & Horne, R. S. C., 13 Jun 2019, In : Pediatric Research. 8 p.

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The impact of central and obstructive respiratory events on cerebral oxygenation in children with sleep disordered breathing

Tamanyan, K., Weichard, A., Biggs, S. N., Davey, M. J., Nixon, G. M., Walter, L. M. & Horne, R. S. C., 1 May 2019, In : Sleep. 42, 5, p. 1-10 10 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
2018

Age effects on cerebral oxygenation and behavior in children with sleep-disordered breathing

Tamanyan, K., Walter, L. M., Weichard, A., Davey, M. J., Nixon, G. M., Biggs, S. N. & Horne, R. S. C., 1 Jun 2018, In : American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 197, 11, p. 1468-1477 10 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

Being born too small and too early may alter sleep in childhood

Yiallourou, S. R., Arena, B. C., Wallace, E. M., Odoi, A., Hollis, S., Weichard, A. & Horne, R. S. C., 1 Feb 2018, In : Sleep. 41, 2, 11 p., zsx193.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Bradycardias are associated with more severe effects on cerebral oxygenation in very preterm infants than in late preterm infants

Walter, L. M., Ahmed, B., Odoi, A., Cooney, H., Horne, R. S. C. & Wong, F. Y., 1 Dec 2018, In : Early Human Development. 127, p. 33-41 9 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of the longitudinal effects of persistent periodic breathing and apnoea on cerebral oxygenation in term- and preterm-born infants

Horne, R. S. C., Sun, S., Yiallourou, S. R., Fyfe, K. L., Odoi, A. & Wong, F. Y., 1 Dec 2018, In : Journal of Physiology. 596, 23, p. 6021-6031 11 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

EEG power spectrum maturation in preterm fetal growth restricted infants

Cohen, E., Wong, F. Y., Wallace, E. M., Mockler, J. C., Odoi, A., Hollis, S., Horne, R. S. C. & Yiallourou, S. R., 1 Jan 2018, In : Brain Research. 1678, p. 180-186 7 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of foetal growth restriction and preterm birth on cardiac morphology and function during infancy

Cohen, E., Whatley, C., Wong, F. Y., Wallace, E. M., Mockler, J. C., Odoi, A., Hollis, S., Horne, R. S. C. & Yiallourou, S. R., 1 Mar 2018, In : Acta Paediatrica. 107, 3, p. 450-455 6 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Obesity and anthropometric determinants of autonomic control in children with sleep-disordered breathing-which measurements matter?

Walter, L. M., Tamanyan, K., Nisbet, L. C., Davey, M. J., Nixon, G. M. & Horne, R. S. C., 1 Jun 2018, In : International Journal of Obesity. 42, 6, p. 1195-1201 7 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Overweight and obese children with sleep disordered breathing have elevated arterial stiffness

Walter, L. M., Tamanyan, K., Limawan, A. P., Biggs, S. N., Weichard, A. J., Davey, M. J., Nixon, G. M. & Horne, R. S. C., 1 Aug 2018, In : Sleep Medicine. 48, p. 187-193 7 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Quality of life and mood in children with cystic fibrosis: Associations with sleep quality

Vandeleur, M., Walter, L. M., Armstrong, D. S., Robinson, P., Nixon, G. M. & Horne, R. S. C., Nov 2018, In : Journal of Cystic Fibrosis. 17, 6, p. 811-820 10 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)

Regional brain tissue changes and associations with disease severity in children with sleep-disordered breathing

Horne, R. S. C., Roy, B., Walter, L. M., Biggs, S. N., Tamanyan, K., Weichard, A., Nixon, G. M., Davey, M. J., Ditchfield, M., Harper, R. M. & Kumar, R., 1 Feb 2018, In : Sleep. 41, 2, 10 p., UNSP zsx203.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

Slow wave activity and executive dysfunction in children with sleep disordered breathing

Christiansz, J. A., Lappin, C. R., Weichard, A. J., Nixon, G. M., Davey, M. J., Horne, R. S. C. & Biggs, S. N., May 2018, In : Sleep and Breathing. 22, 2, p. 517-525 9 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of sleep disordered breathing on cardiovascular health in overweight children

Horne, R. SC., Shandler, G., Tamanyan, K., Weichard, A. J., Odoi, A., Biggs, S. N., Davey, M., Nixon, G. M. & Walter, L. M., 1 Jan 2018, In : Sleep Medicine. 41, p. 58-68 11 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)

The OSA-5: Development and validation of a brief questionnaire screening tool for obstructive sleep apnea in children

Soh, H. J., Rowe, K., Davey, M. J., Horne, R. S. C. & Nixon, G. M., 1 Oct 2018, In : International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. 113, p. 62-66 5 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)
2017

Back to sleep or not: the effect of the supine position on pediatric OSA: Sleeping position in children with OSA

Walter, L. M., Dassanayake, D. U. N., Weichard, A. J., Davey, M. J., Nixon, G. M. & Horne, R. S. C., 1 Sep 2017, In : Sleep Medicine. 37, p. 151-159 9 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Fetal-growth-restricted preterm infants display compromised autonomic cardiovascular control on the first postnatal day but not during infancy

Cohen, E., Wong, F. Y., Wallace, E. M., Mockler, J. C., Odoi, A., Hollis, S., Horne, R. S. C. & Yiallourou, S. R., 1 Sep 2017, In : Pediatric Research. 82, 3, p. 474-482 9 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

How Well Do Children with Cystic Fibrosis Sleep? An Actigraphic and Questionnaire-Based Study

Vandeleur, M., Walter, L. M., Armstrong, D. S., Robinson, P., Nixon, G. M. & Horne, R. S. C., 1 Mar 2017, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 182, p. 170-176 7 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)

Overweight and obesity add to behavioral problems in children with sleep-disordered breathing

Biggs, S. N., Tamanyan, K., Walter, L. M., Weichard, A. J., Davey, M. J., Nixon, G. M. & Horne, R. S. C., 1 Nov 2017, In : Sleep Medicine. 39, p. 62-69 8 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Sleep: A window into autonomic control in children born preterm and growth restricted

Yiallourou, S. R., Wallace, E. M., Whatley, C., Odoi, A., Hollis, S., Weichard, A. J., Muthusamy, J. S., Varma, S. K., Cameron, J., Narayan, O. & Horne, R. S. C., 1 May 2017, In : Sleep. 40, 5, 13 p., zsx048.

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12 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of melatonin on the sleep patterns of women undergoing IVF: a double blind RCT

Fernando, S., Biggs, S. N., Horne, R. S. C., Vollenhoven, B., Lolatgis, N., Hope, N., Wong, M., Lawrence, M., Lawrence, A., Russell, C., Leong, K., Thomas, P., Rombauts, L. & Wallace, E. M., Dec 2017, In : Human Reproduction Open. 4, 1, 10 p., hox027.

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The Longitudinal Effects of Persistent Apnea on Cerebral Oxygenation in Infants Born Preterm

Horne, R. S. C., Fung, A. C. H., McNeil, S., Fyfe, K. L., Odoi, A. & Wong, F. Y., 1 Mar 2017, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 182, p. 79-84 6 p.

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14 Citations (Scopus)

What keeps children with cystic fibrosis awake at night?

Vandeleur, M., Walter, L. M., Armstrong, D. S., Robinson, P., Nixon, G. M. & Horne, R. S. C., Nov 2017, In : Journal of Cystic Fibrosis. 16, 6, p. 719-726 8 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Association between slow-wave activity, cognition and behaviour in children with sleep-disordered breathing

Weichard, A. J., Walter, L. M., Hollis, S. L., Nixon, G. M., Davey, M. J., Horne, R. S. C. & Biggs, S. N., 1 Sep 2016, In : Sleep Medicine. 25, p. 49-55 7 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of commercial wrist-based and smartphone accelerometers, actigraphy, and PSG in a clinical cohort of children and adolescents

Toon, E., Davey, M. J., Hollis, S. J., Nixon, G. M., Horne, R. S. C. & Biggs, S. N., 2016, In : Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. 12, 3, p. 343 - 350 8 p.

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56 Citations (Scopus)

Discrimination of sleep states using continuous cerebral bedside monitoring (amplitude-integrated electroencephalography) compared to polysomnography in infants

Bennet, L., Fyfe, K. L., Yiallourou, S. R., Merk, H., Wong, F. Y. & Horne, R. S. C., 1 Dec 2016, In : Acta Paediatrica. 105, 12, p. e582-e587

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Dummy/pacifier use in preterm infants increases blood pressure and improves heart rate control

Horne, R. S. C., Fyfe, K. L., Odoi, A., Athukoralage, A., Yiallourou, S. & Wong, F. Y-W., Feb 2016, In : Pediatric Research. 79, 2, p. 325-332 8 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
13 Citations (Scopus)

Improved long-term autonomic function following resolution of sleep-disordered breathing in preschool-aged children

Walter, L. M., Biggs, S. N., Nisbet, L. C., Weichard, A. J., Hollis, S. L., Davey, M. J., Anderson, V., Nixon, G. M. & Horne, R. SC., 1 Mar 2016, In : Sleep and Breathing. 20, 1, p. 309-319 11 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

Oximetry for suspected obstructive sleep apnea—Does removal of awake data affect the result?

Nixon, G. M., Davey, M. J., Weichard, A. J. & Horne, R. S. C., 1 Dec 2016, In : Pediatric Pulmonology. 51, 12, p. 1409-1413 5 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Risk factors for obstructive sleep apnoea in Australian children

Tamanyan, K., Walter, L. M., Davey, M. J., Nixon, G. M., Horne, R. S. C. & Biggs, S. N., 1 May 2016, In : Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 52, 5, p. 512-517 6 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)

Sleep/Wake patterns and parental perceptions of sleep in children born preterm

Biggs, S. N., Meltzer, L. J., Tapia, I. E., Traylor, J., Nixon, G. M., Horne, R. S. C., Doyle, L. W., Asztalos, E., Mindell, J. A., Marcus, C. L. & Caffeine for Apnea of Prematurity-Sleep Study Group, 2016, In : Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. 12, 5, p. 711 - 717 7 p.

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14 Citations (Scopus)

Swaddling and the risk of sudden infant death syndrome: A Meta-analysis

Pease, A. S., Fleming, P. J., Hauck, F. R., Moon, R. Y., Horne, R. S. C., L'Hoir, M. P., Ponsonby, A. L. & Blair, P. S., 1 Jun 2016, In : Pediatrics. 137, 6, e20153275.

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17 Citations (Scopus)

The efficacy of the OSA-18 as a waiting list triage tool for OSA in children

Walter, L. M., Biggs, S. N., Cikor, N., Rowe, K., Davey, M. J., Horne, R. S. C. & Nixon, G. M., 2016, In : Sleep and Breathing. 20, 2, p. 837-844 8 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Augmented cardiovascular responses to episodes of repetitive compared with isolated respiratory events in preschool children with sleep-disordered breathing

Walter, L. M., Biggs, S. N., Nisbet, L., Weichard, A., Muntinga, M., Davey, M. J., Anderson, V. A., Nixon, G. M. & Horne, R. S. C., 2015, In : Pediatric Research. 78, 5, p. 560 - 566 7 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Gestational age at birth affects maturation of baroreflex control

Fyfe, K., Yiallourou, S., Wong, F. Y-W., Odoi, A., Walker, A. M. & Horne, R. S. C., 2015, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 166, 3, p. 559 - 565 7 p.

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13 Citations (Scopus)

Improving detection of obstructive sleep apnoea by overnight oximetry in children using pulse rate parameters

Sahadan, D. Z. H., Davey, M. J., Horne, R. S. C. & Nixon, G. M., 2015, In : Sleep and Breathing. 19, 4, p. 1409 - 1414 6 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)

Longitudinal impact of resolution of snoring in young children on psychosocial functioning

Biggs, S. N., Walter, L. M., Jackman, A. R., Nisbet, L. C., Weichard, A., Hollis, S., Davey, M. J., Anderson, V. A., Nixon, G. M. & Horne, R. S. C., 2015, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 167, 6, p. 1272 - 1279 8 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term cognitive and behavioral outcomes following resolution of sleep disordered breathing in preschool children

Biggs, S. N., Walter, L. M., Jackman, A. R., Nisbet, L., Weichard, A., Hollis, S., Davey, M. J., Anderson, V. A., Nixon, G. M. & Horne, R. S. C., 29 Sep 2015, In : PLoS ONE. 10, 9, 19 p., e0139142.

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23 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term improvements in sleep and respiratory parameters in preschool children following treatment of Sleep Disordered Breathing

Walter, L. M., Biggs, S. N., Nisbet, L., Weichard, A., Hollis, S., Davey, M. J., Anderson, V. A., Nixon, G. M. & Horne, R. S. C., 2015, In : Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. 11, 10, p. 1143 - 1151 9 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Preterm infants exhibit greater variability in cerebrovascular control than term infants

Fyfe, K., Odoi, A., Yiallourou, S., Wong, F. Y-W., Walker, A. M. & Horne, R. S. C., 2015, In : Sleep. 38, 9, p. 1411 - 1421 11 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)