Sleep Down Under 2018

Caffeine - friend or foe?

Chairpersons: Siobhan Banks and Alison Coates

Presentations:

  • What does caffeine do for us when we are chronically sleep restricted? - Hans van Dongen
  • Caffeine consumption across the lifespan and implications for sleep quality - Alison Coates
  • Caffeine use in athletes: An ergogenic aid? It depends - Brad Aisbett

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CSRS Early Career Development Awardee Presentation 

Chairperson: Danny Eckert

Presentations:

  • The clinical utility of subjective vs. objective tests of excessive daytime sleepiness in the assessment of patients with sleep apnoea - Yun Li (ASA/CSRS Awardee)

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New Investigator Award

Chairpersons: Danny Eckert & Anita Simonds

Presentations:

  • Investigating the phsiological mechanisms underlying airflow recovery following obstruction in obstructive sleep apnoea - Laura Gell
  • The effects of acute and chronic alcohol use on sleep architecture in male and female young adults - Caitlyn Gourlay
  • Diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnoea in a cohort with atrial fibrillation - Anna Mohammadieh
  • Sleep-disordered breathing in gestational hypertension and preeclampsia: Impact on maternal and fetal outcomes - Danielle Wilson

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Towards personalised sleep health

Chairpersons: Doug McEvoy & Jade Murray

Presentations:

  • Towards personalised sleep health - Doug McEvoy
  • What's the hype with Insomnia phenotypes: Uncovering the evidence to date - Chris Gordon

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Sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) in pregnancy: Impact, pathophysiology, and treatment

Chairpersons: Yu Sun Bin & Maree Barnes

Presentations:

  • Introduction - Yu Sun Bin & Maree Barnes
  • Physiological response to maternal sleep and sleep position -  Jordan McIntyre
  • Pathophysiology of SDB in pregnancy - Colin Sullivan
  • Predicting and treating SDB in pregnancy- Danielle Wilson
  • Emerging research on SDB in pregnancy and postpartum - Karen Redhead

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Linking poor sleep with cognitive impairment and dementia risk - epidemiology and mechanisms?

Chairpersons: Craig Phillips & Camilla Hoyos

Presentations:

  • Identifying sleep and circadian timing as targets for early intervention in older adults with subjective memory complaints - Jessica Manousakis
  • How is sleep associated with markers of neurodegeneration? - Shantel Duffy
  • Objective measurement of sleep in mild cognitive impairement: A systematic review and meta-analysis - Angela D'Rozario
  • Panel discussion

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Shift work and individual management: The individual variability, impact and treatment for shift work 

Chairperson: Lauren Booker 

Presentations:

  • Predicting/tracking circadian phase in shift workers - Julia Stone
  • Optimising 24 HourHealthcare - Mark Howard
  • Discussion

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Government relations and MBS items: An update

Chairpersons: Peter Easwood & Garun Hamilton

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Keynote Presentation: Growing up and growing old on NIV: Interaction with natural history of underlying disease

Chairperson: Jasneek Chawla

Presentations:

  • Growing up and growing old on NIV: interaction with natural history of underlying disease

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ASTA Plenary: Sleep monitoring in challenging environments outside the sleep laboratory

Chairpersons: Angela Anniss & Tom Churchward

Presentations:

  • Sleep monitoring of firefighters and emergency personnel in the field - Grace Vincent
  • Sleep monitoring in hypobaric chambers and in pilots on board long haul flights - Karyn O'Keeffe
  • Sleep monitoring at high altitudes - Katie Colby
  • Discussion

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Poster discussion: OSA - a clinical perspective

Chairpersons: Ching Li Chai-Coetzer & Simon Joosten

Presentations:

  • An audit of the functioning and outcomes of a tertiary hospital respiratory high dependency unit - Anton Antonov
  • Long term follow up of obstructive sleep apnoea in primary care - a pilot study - Hima Vedam
  • Screening for obstructive sleep apnoea in the clozapine clinic - prevalence of 'high risk' and feasibility of screening - Megan Kalucy
  • Upper airway collapsibility during dexmedetomidine and propofol sedation - Kathleen Maddison
  • Temporal relationship between arousal from sleep and night-time gastroesophageal refulx events - Kelly Shepard
  • Encouraging nasal/nasal pillow masks during initial titration reduces recommended CPAP pressures and improves titration outcomes - Matthew Leong
  • OSA anatomic risk factors and bariatric surgery weight loss: A pilot magnetic resonance imagaing study - Kate Sutherland
  • The use of a driving simulator in the management of sleep disorders: A clinical perspective - Saul Gilbert
  • Association of OSA with the prevalence and incidence of malignant cancers in Western Australia - Bhajan Singh

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Paediatric sleep disordered breathing 1: Assesment, treatment and consequences Paediatric

Chairpersons: Stacey Ishman & Karen Waters

Presentations:

  • Interpreting CPAP device respiratory indices in children - Rebecca Mihai
  • Can CPAP therapy for paediatric OSA ever be stopped? - Zachary King
  • Intricacies of managing home ventilation: A hospital based program - Katrina Jess
  • Lung function changes with initiation of non-invasive ventilation (NIV) in childhood duchenne muscular dystrophy - Megan Angliss

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Sam Robinson Memorial Symposium: A review of surgical treatment of sleep apnoea

Chairperson: Julia Crawford

Presentations:

  • In and beyond the paediatric CHAT RCT - Stacey Ishman
  • Combining positional therapy and surgery in adult OSA - Madeline Ravesloot

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Assessment and physiological consequences of sleep disorders

Chairpersons: Tom Churchward & Craig Hukins

Presentations:

  • Low lung volume reduces sternohyoid muscle force generation and promotes pharyngeal obstruction in anaesthetized rats - Charith Horadagoda
  • HIF is activated in colorectal cancer in a cell culture model of obstructive sleep apnoea - Kristina Cook
  • Abnormal N3 sleep EEG patterns associated with medications affecting the central nervous system (CNS) - Gavin Sturdy
  • The AHI and RDI are similar for the AASM2012 recommended but not acceptable hypopnea criteria - Brett Duce
  • Allowing patients to sleep later in the morning has reduced inderterminate MSLT results - Andrew Perkins
  • A novel quality assurance program for multiple sleep latency tests - Jeremy Stonehouse
  • Utility of verbal questioning to improve efficiency of urinary drug testing during MSLT and MWT - Angela Anniss
  • Screening questionnaires and symptoms in female obstructive sleep apnea patients - Alison Wimms
  • Efficacy of the STOP-BANG questionnaire as a pre-diagnostic screening tool for Obstructive Sleep Apnoea - Thamali Naimana Vidhanage
  • Test-retest reliability of the Epworth Sleepiness Scale in a sleep clinic population - Jessica Lee

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Assessment of respiratory events: Utility of current methods and new technologies

Chairpersons: Brad Edwards & Brett Duce

Presentations:

  • Analysing morphine-induced respiratory depression in obstructive sleep apnea patients using new technologies - an RCT study - David Wang
  • The feasibility and utility of performing polysomnography in patients with mechanical circulatory support - Teanau Roebuck
  • Scoring respiratory events that begin in epochs scored as wake - Jane Douglas
  • Effect of hpopnoea scoring criteria on non-invasive assessment of loop gain and surgical outcome prediction - Shane Landry

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Innovations in research into the nature and treatment of REM-related parasomnias and sleep disturbance in PTSD

Chairperson: Andrea Phelps

Presentations:

  • Introduction - Andrea Phelps
  • Trauma associated sleep disorder: Unmasking the invisible wounds of trauma - Matthew Brock
  • Addressing nightmares is inherent to the treatment of sleep patients - Vincent Mysliwiec
  • An ambulatory PSG study of the posttraumatic nightmares of PTSD - Andrea Phelps
  • The additional benefit of sleep interventions to standard evidence-based treatment for PTSD - Sean Drummond
  • Discussion

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Philips Symposium: Slow wave sleep induction methodology and the digital management of sleep and its disorders

Chairperson: David White

Presentations:

  • Slow wav sleep induction methodology and the digital management of sleep and its disorders - David White

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Keynote Presentation: OSA phenotyping: Is there value in guiding future therapies?

Chairperson: Brad Edwards

Presentations:

  • OSA phenotyping: Is there value in guiding future therapies? - David White

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Advances in predicting effects of oral appliance therapy

Chairperson: Peter Cistulli

Presentations:

  • Clinical prediction of oral appliance therapeutic response - Kate Sutherland
  • Understanding symptomatic and other health benefits from oral appliance therapy - Marie Marklund

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Responses and effects of OSA treatment modalities

Chairpersons: Andrew Gikas & Maree Barnes

Presentations:

  • MERGE study: The effect of CPAP on energy and vitality in patients with mild OSA - Alison Wimms
  • Three months of CPAP therapy improves global cognition and memory in comorbid OSA and MCI patients - Melinda Jackson
  • Emotional regulation in obstructive sleep apnoea before and after treatment with continuous positive airway pressure - Emily Pattison
  • Predictors of responsive to a novel mandibular advancement fevice (Oventus 02VentT) in patients with OSA - Jen Walsh
  • Combination therapy with mandibular advancement and expiratory positive airway pressure valves reduces OSA severity - Victor Lai
  • Optimal length of APAP trial to determine fixed pressure in OSA treatment - Helen Hills
  • The effects of zolpidem on obstructive sleep apnoea severity: An open label pilot study - Jayne Carberry
  • Alteration of the severity and pattern of sleep disordered breathing following cardiac resynchronization therapy - Hiroki Matsumoto

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OSA and respiratory failure: Risk of mortality and morbidity 

Chairpersons: Peter Catcheside & Mark Howard 

Presentations:

  • Nocturnal hypoxaemia is a risk factor for mortality in middle ages women - Philip Terrill
  • Impact of obstructive slepp apnoea on post-operative outcomes - Hima Vedam
  • Dysphagia as a predictor of sleep-disordered breathing in acute stroke - Kelly Shephard
  • Long-term CPAP, weight and BMI in patients with OSA and cardiovascular disease: data from SAVE - Kelly Loffler
  • How surgical weight loss affects the underlying causes of obstructive sleep apnoea using non-invasive phenotyping - Ai-Ming Wong
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Helen Bearpark Plenary: Snoring to oblivion: the role of OSA in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease

Chairpersons: Melinda Jackson & Romola Bucks

Presentations:

  • Time to consider obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome a risk factor for alzheimer's disease - Ricardo Osorio
  • Sleep apnoea and oxidative stress: Is this a mechanism for brain degeneration? - Shantel Duffy
  • Mechanisms of OSA-induced neuronal degeneration leading to Alzheimer's disease - Elizabeth Coulson
  • Discussion

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Let's get physical - exploring the relationship between sleep and exercise

Chairperson: Grace Vincent

Presentations:

  • Faster, higher, stronger...sleepier? The impact of training and competition on the sleep of elite athletes -  Charli Sargent
  • Understanding the role of exercise training on sleep, health and appetite regulation in middle-age women - Melissa Skein
  • Inqdequate sleep and resistance training: How hitting the hay could help you hit the gym - Brad Aisbett

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Paediatric sleep disordered breathing 2:Brain, heart and NIV

Chairpersons: Anita Simonds & Mandie Griffiths

Presentations:

  • Outcome of home nCPAP and nNIV (non-invasive ventilation) in children under 2 years - Patricia Wales
  • Use of non-invasive ventilation in children with congenital heart disease over a 3 year period - Lina Zafirah & Mohd Yusoff
  • Longitudinal follow-up of sleep disordered breathing in a cohort of children with down syndrome - Karen Waters

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Advanced trainees oral presentation

Chairpersons: Garun Hamilton & Andrew Chan

Presentations:

  • Barriers to good sleep in non-ICU hospitalised patients - Chuan Tai Foo
  • Ventilatory differences between active and passive leak tracheostomy ventilation circuits in a simulated lung model - Sebastian Le Feuvre
  • Success rates for unattended polysomnography in diagnosis of OSA in a tertiary sleep centre - Michelle Tan
  • A statewide consensus for interpretation of continuous pulse oximetry data in chronic neonatal lung disease - Matthew Wong

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