Centre d’exploration du Sommeil et de la Vigilanc – Clinique et Maternité Sainte Elisabeth

Centre d'exploration du Sommeil et de la Vigilanc - Clinique et Maternité Sainte Elisabeth


Centre d'exploration du Sommeil et de la Vigilanc

Contact: Jean Benoît  
Position: Head of the Sleep Laboratory
Address: Place Louise Godin 15, 5000
City: Namur
Country: Belgium
Contact Email: Contact laboratory
RESEARCH DOMAIN: Methodology / Technology, Clinical
KEYWORDS: Pharmacology Human, Instrumentation-Methodology, Sleep and Medical Disorders, Paediatric Sleep Disorders


Opening of 4 new beds with private facilities, dedicated to sleep clinical research in Selma Residence at Erpent -Namur Belgium

Laboratory Description:

detection and analysis of the respiratory effort during sleep
by magnetometry
detection and quantification of the air flow during sleep
by sensors of hygrometry

Additional Descriptors, Keywords:

sustained flow limitation , snoring , mandibular movements ,respiratory effort during overlap syndrome , respiratory effort during Cheyne Stokes breathing

KEY Publications of the Laboratory:

10.1164/ajrccm-conference.2013.187.1_MeetingAbstracts.A5189 A5189
Mandibular Movements Recorded During Child’s Sleep Apnea Syndrome Could Provide Useful Surrogate Markers For Cortical Arousals
Read More: http://www.atsjournals.org/doi/abs/10.1164/ajrccm- conference.2013.187.1_MeetingAbstracts.A5189

Mandibular Movements Identify Respiratory Efforts Due to Obstructive Sleep Apnoea in a Pre-school Child
Jean B. Martinot, Stéphane J. Denison, Frédéric H. Senny, Thibert A. Robillard, Umakanth Khatwa and Hervé Guenard
The Open Sleep Journal [DOI: 10.2174/1874620901407010001]

Mandibular Movements Identify Respiratory Effort in Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Jean-Benoît Martinot; Fréderic Senny; Stéphane Denison; Valérie Cuthbert; Emmanuelle Gueulette; Hervé Guénard; Jean Louis- Pépin J Clin Sleep Med 2015 ; 11 (5) : 567-574

Nasal obstruction and male gender contribute to the persistence of mouth opening during sleep in CPAP-treated obstructive sleep apnea
Marius Lebret MSc, Nathalie Arnol MSc, Olivier Contal PhD, Jean Benoît Martinot, Renaud Tamisier , Jean-Louis Pepin MD-PhD , Jean-Christian Borel PhD
Accepted for publication in Respirology


  • Title:  PhD Name:  Geoffroy Gosset Position: Head of Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, Electronics and Applied Mathematics (ICTEAM) Institution: niversité catholique de Louvain (UCL) Email: 
  • Title:  PhD, MD Name:  David Gozal Position: Chair of pediatrics Institution: Department of Pediatrics Chicago University Email: 
  • Title:  PhD Name:  Jacques Destiné Position: Chargé de Cours Institution:  Department of Electrical Enginnering and Computer Sciences CHU Liége Belgium Email: 
  • Title:  MD Name:  Umakanth Khatwa Position: Director, Sleep Laboratory Institution: Children's Hospital Boston Email: 
  • Title:  PhD, MD Name:  Jean Louis Pepin Position: Head of ; Inserm U1042, Grenoble, France. CHU de Grenoble, Laboratoire EFCR, Secteur Physiologie Sommeil et Exercice Institution: CHU Grenoble France Email: 
  • Title:  PhD Name:  Jean Christian Borel Position: AGIRàdom. Association 38‐Meylan Institution: CHU Grenoble France Email: 
  • Title:  MD Name:  Fei Xu Position: Chief Sleep Center Institution: Beijing Children Hospital Email: