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


Jean Benoît Martinot
Head of the Sleep Laboratory
Place Louise Godin 15, 5000
Contact E-mail:
Research Domain
  • Methodology / Technology
  • Clinical
  • Pharmacology Human
  • Instrumentation-Methodology
  • Sleep and Medical Disorders
  • Paediatric Sleep Disorders
Current Announcements

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)

Title:  PhD MD

Name:  David Gozal

Position:  Chair of pediatrics

Institution:  Department of Pediatrics Chicago University

Title:  PhD

Name:  Jacques Destiné

Position:  Chargé de Cours

Institution:  Department of Electrical Enginnering and Computer Sciences CHU Liége Belgium

Title:  MD

Name:  Umakanth Khatwa

Position:  Director, Sleep Laboratory

Institution:  Children's Hospital Boston

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

Title:  PhD

Name:  Jean Christian Borel

Position:  AGIRàdom. Association 38‐Meylan

Institution:  CHU Grenoble France

Title:  MD

Name:  Fei Xu

Position:  Chief Sleep Center

Institution:  Beijing Children Hospital

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