Cardiovascular Sleep Research Center, St. Anne's University Hospital Brno

International Clinical Research Center

Contact:
Ondrej Ludka
Position:
Subprogramme Director
Address:
Pekarska 53, 65691
City:
Brno
Country:
Czech Republic
Phone:
+420 543 185 492
Fax:
+420 543 185 492
Contact E-mail:
Research Domain
  • Clinical
  • Basic Human
Keywords
  • Others
  • Sleep and Body Functions (Cardio-Respiratory, Thermoregulation/Metabolism, Endocrine)
  • Behavioural Sleep Disorders

Laboratory description

The cardiovascular sleep research center Brno is specialized in diagnosis and treatment of sleep apnea in patients with cardiovasulcar diseases. The center consists of 4 electromagnetically shielded sleep laboratories, equipped with state of the art technologies for advanced diagnosis and treatment of SA. Our sleep specialists are trained, educated and board-certified in Czech Republic and U.S. (Mayo Clinic)


Additional Descriptors, Keywords

cardiovascular diseases and sleep-disordered breathing


Key Publications of the Laboratory:
ALBUQUERQUE, F., CALVIN, A., KUNIYOSHI, F., KONEČNÝ, T., LOPEZ-JIMENEZ, F., PRESSMAN, G., KÁRA, T., FRIEDMAN, P., AMMASH, N., SOMERS, V., CAPLES, S. SleepDisordered Breathing and Excessive Daytime Sleepiness in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation. Chest. 2012, 141(4), 967-973. ISSN 0012-3692.

KONEČNÝ, T., GESKE, J., LUDKA, O., ORBAN, M., BRADY, P., ABUDIAB, M., ALBUQUERQUE, F., PLACEK, A., KARA, T., SAHAKYAN, K., GERSH, B., TAJIK, A., ALLISON, T., OMMEN, S., SOMERS, V. Decreased Exercise Capacity and Sleep Disordered Breathing in Patients with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. Chest. 2015, 147(6), 1574-1581. ISSN 0012-3692.

MELUZÍN, J., KÁRA, T., BĚLEHRAD, M., STÁREK, Z., ŠTĚPÁNOVÁ, R., MIKUŠOVÁ, T., PODROUŽKOVÁ, H., ŠPINAROVÁ, M., SOUČEK, M., SOŠKA, V. Significant association of
diastolic dysfunction and heart failure with severe sleep apnea-induced hypoxemia in patients with drug-resistant hypertension. Experimental and Clinical Cardiology. 2014, 20(8), 3204-3217. ISSN 1205-6626.

BĚLEHRAD, M., KÁRA, T., MATUŠKA, P., KLIČKOVÁ, H., NEČASOVÁ, E., KOŠŤÁLOVÁ, J., HRUBÁ, I., NOVÁK, M., LEINVEBER, P., HOMOLKA, P., SOUČEK, F., LUDKA, O., MORÁŇ, M., JURÁK, P., VÍTOVEC, J., SOUČEK, M. Vyšetření poruch dýchání ve spánku od A do Z. Kardiologická revue. 2013, 15(2), 79-86. ISSN 1212-4540.

LUDKA, O., KÁRA, T., DROZDOVÁ, A., MORÁŇ, M., MATUŠKA, P., HOMOLKA, P., SOUČEK, F., BĚLEHRAD, M., HUDE, P., KREJČÍ, J., ŠPINAROVÁ, L., HRUBÁ, I., VÍTOVEC, J., SOUČEK, M., ŠPINAR, J. Spánková apnoe a kardiovaskulární onemocnění. Kardiologická revue. 2013, 15(2), 87-93. ISSN 1212-4540.

MATUŠKA, P., KÁRA, T., HOMOLKA, P., BĚLEHRAD, M. Advances in the management of sleepdisordered breathing in heart failure. Cor et Vasa. 2013, 2013(55), e411–e418. ISSN 0010-8650

MATUŠKA, P., KÁRA, T., HOMOLKA, P., BĚLEHRAD, M., LUDKA, O., SOUČEK, M. Léčba poruch dýchání vázaných na spánek u pacientů s onemocněním kardiovaskulárního systému. Kardiologická revue. 2013, 15(2), 94-98. ISSN 1212-4540

Thomas Penzel, Jan W. Kantelhardt, Ronny P. Bartsch, Maik Riedl, Jan F. Kraemer, Niels Wessel, Carmen Garcia, Martin Glos, Ingo Fietze and Christoph Schöbel
Modulations of Heart Rate, ECG, and Cardio-Respiratory Coupling Observed in Polysomnography (Front. Physiol., 25 October 2016)

Saaresranta T1,2, Hedner J3,4, Bonsignore MR5,6, Riha RL7, McNicholas WT8,9, Penzel T10,11, Anttalainen U1,2, Kvamme JA12, Pretl M13,14, Sliwinski P15, Verbraecken J16,17, Grote L3,4; ESADA Study Group.
Clinical Phenotypes and Comorbidity in European Sleep Apnoea Patients (PLos One 2016)

Kristian Brat, Zuzana Tothova, Zdenek Merta, Alice Taskova, Pavel Homolka, Martina Vasakova, Jana Skrickova, Vladimir Sramek, Lyle J.Olson, Ivan Cundrle
Resting End-tidal Carbon Dioxide Predicts Respiratpry Complications in Patients Undergoing Thoracic Surgicql procedures http://www.annalsthoracicsurgery.org/article/S0003-4975(16)30565-3/fulltext (The annals of thoracic surgery)

Prochnow L, Zimmermann S, Penzel T
Predictor of obstructive sleep apnea- Anthropomentic measurements and their significance
(Somnologie 2016.20:113-118)

Gurianova V, Stroy D, Ciccocioppo R, Gasparova I, petrovic D, Soucek M, Dosenko V, Kruzliak P
Stress response factors as hub-regulators of microRNA biogenesis: implication to the diseased heart (Cell Biochem.Funct.)

Collaborations

Title:  MD

Name:  Ctirad Bastl

Position:  Director

Institution:  Sleep lab Sebnitz

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