Bamdad respiratory and sleep research center, Bamdad respiratory and sleep center

Isfahan university of medical sciences

Contact:
Babak Amera
Position:
head of sleep department
Address:
sheikh sadoogh-sheikh mofid, 8164763831
City:
Isfahan
Country:
Iran
Phone:
+9836637177
Fax:
+9836623967
Contact E-mail:
Research Domain
Keywords
Current Announcements

We have no vacancy at a moment.
We have monthly training course for internist and general practitionaire


Laboratory description

We have five bed unit polysomnography.

Our main investigation on epidemiology of sleep breathing disorder in IRAN.


Technical Capabilities and areas of expertise

We have NIV unit for respiratory failure.


Additional Descriptors, Keywords

sleep questionnaire,sleep prevalence


Selected Publications in the 5 past years:

1.Relationship between craniofacial photographic analysis and severity of obstructive sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome in Iranian patients.
Amra B, Peimanfar A, Abdi E, Akbari M, Penzel T, Fietze I, Golshan M.
J Res Med Sci. 2015 Jan;20(1):62-5.

2.Obstructive sleep apnea and postoperative complications in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery: a need for preventive strategies.
Amra B, Niknam N, Sadeghi MM, Rabbani M, Fietze I, Penzel T.
Int J Prev Med. 2014 Nov;5(11):1446-51.

3.P wave duration and dispersion in Holter electrocardiography of patients with obstructive sleep apnea.
Jazi MH, Amra B, Yazdchi MR, Jahangiri M, Tabesh F, Gholamrezaei A.
Sleep Breath. 2014 Sep;18(3):549-54. doi: 10.1007/s11325-013-0917-1. Epub 2013 Dec 1.

4.Berlin questionnaire study in surgical patient in Alzahra Hospital in year 2010.
Amra B, Saberpur S, Ghoharian V, Tabatabai SA, Akbari M, Beni BH.
Adv Biomed Res. 2013 Mar 6;2:16. doi: 10.4103/2277-9175.107992. Print 2013.

5.Validation of the persian version of berlin sleep questionnaire for diagnosing obstructive sleep apnea.
Amra B, Nouranian E, Golshan M, Fietze I, Penzel T.
Int J Prev Med. 2013 Mar;4(3):334-9.

6.Sleep quality in patients on maintenance hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis.
Masoumi M, Naini AE, Aghaghazvini R, Amra B, Gholamrezaei A.
Int J Prev Med. 2013 Feb;4(2):165-72.

7.Cardiovascular risk and mortality in end-stage renal disease patients with restless legs syndrome; need for further investigation and looking for underlying mechanisms.
Gholamrezaei A, Amra B, Mortazavi M.
Sleep Med. 2013 Apr;14(4):385-6. doi: 10.1016/j.sleep.2012.11.015. Epub 2013 Jan 18. No abstract available.

8.Sleep Apnea Symptoms in Diabetics and their First Degree Relatives.
Amra B, Bahaee FS, Amini M, Golshan M, Fietze I, Penzel T.
Int J Prev Med. 2012 Feb;3(2):95-101.

9.Correlation between chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in a general population in Iran.
Amra B, Golshan M, Fietze I, Penzel T, Welte T.
J Res Med Sci. 2011 Jul;16(7):885-9.

10.Effects of adenoidectomy on markers of endothelial function and inflammation in normal-weight and overweight prepubescent children with sleep apnea.
Kelishadi R, Nilforoushan N, Okhovat A, Amra B, Poursafa P, Rogha M.
J Res Med Sci. 2011 Mar;16 Suppl 1:S387-94.

11.Sleep apnea symptoms and accident risk factors in Persian commercial vehicle drivers.
Amra B, Dorali R, Mortazavi S, Golshan M, Farajzadegan Z, Fietze I, Penzel T.
Sleep Breath. 2012 Mar;16(1):187-91. doi: 10.1007/s11325-010-0473-x. Epub 2011 Jan 6.

12.Prevalence of sleep apnea-related symptoms in a Persian population.
Amra B, Farajzadegan Z, Golshan M, Fietze I, Penzel T.
Sleep Breath. 2011 Sep;15(3):425-9. doi: 10.1007/s11325-010-0353-4. Epub 2010 Apr 29.

13.Endothelial dysfunction in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea independent of metabolic syndrome.
Amra B, Karbasi E, Hashemi M, Hoffmann-Castendiek B, Golshan M.
Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2009 May;38(5):461-4.


Key Publications of the Laboratory:

Prevalence of sleep apnea-related symptoms in a Persian population.
Amra B, Farajzadegan Z, Golshan M, Fietze I, Penzel T.
Sleep Breath. 2011 Sep;15(3):425-9. doi: 10.1007/s11325-010-0353-4. Epub 2010 Apr 29.
Validation of the persian version of berlin sleep questionnaire for diagnosing obstructive sleep apnea.
Amra B, Nouranian E, Golshan M, Fietze I, Penzel T.
Int J Prev Med. 2013 Mar;4(3):334-9.


Current/Completed Grants (past 5 years):

We have grant for study on sleep prevalence in Iran.


Other laboratory Members

Title:  MD

Name:  Mohamad Golshan

Position:  head of pulmonary function test unit

Email:  golshan@med.mui.ac.ir


Collaborations

Title:  PhD

Name:  Thomas Penzel

Position:  Head of research center

Institution:  Charite university of Berlin

Title:  MD

Name:  Ingo Fietze

Position:  Head of department

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