Samuel T. Kuna, MD

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Associate Professor of Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center
Sleep Medicine Section(111P)
3900 Woodland Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 823-4400
Fax: (215) 823-5194
Education:
B.S.
Muhlenberg College (Biology), 1970.
M.D.
Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons , 1974.
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Selected Publications

Younes M, Kuna ST, Pack AI, Walsh J, Kushida CA, Staley B, Pien GW: Reliability of American Academy of Sleep Medicine rules for assessing sleep depth in clinical practice. J. Clin. Sleep Med. 2018 Notes: Jan 16. pii: jc-17-00403. [Epub ahead of print]

Kuna ST, Tanayapong P, Maislin G, Staley B, Pack FM, Pack AI, Younes M: Odds ratio product: A measure of sleep homeostasis following prolonged wakefulness. 32nd Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, LLC (APSS), Baltimore, MD 2018.

Warby SC, Delfrate J, Lacourse K, Maislin F, Gehrman P, Pack AI, Younes M, Kuna ST: Heritability of spindles and spindle characteristics is influenced by spindle detection method used. 2nd International Conference on Sleep Spindling and Related Phenomena 24-26 May, 2018, Budapest, Hungary (Oral presentation) 2018.

Gehrman P, Bellamy S, Medvedeva E, Barilla H, Brownlow J, Kuna ST: Telehealth delivery Of group CBT_I Is non-inferior To in-person treatment in veterans with PTSD. 32nd Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, LLC (APSS), Baltimore, MD (oral presentation) 2018.

Kuna ST, Townsend RR, Keenan B, Maislin D, Sif Arnardottir, E, Gislason T, Benediktsdottir B, Gudmundsdottir S, Sifferman A, Staley B, Pack FM, Guo X, Maislin G, Chirinos J, Pack AI: Blood pressure effects of positive airway pressure treatment in obese and non-obese adults with obstructive sleep apnea. 32nd Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, LLC (APSS), Baltimore, MD 2018.

Xu L, Chang Y, Han F, Keenan B, Kneeland-Szanto E, Pack AI, Kuna ST: Validation of portable monitor testing for diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea in COPD patients. 32nd Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, LLC (APSS), Baltimore, MD 2018.

Shechter A, Foster GD, Lang W, Reboussin DM, St-Onge MP, Zammit G, Newman AB, Millman RP, Wadden TA, Jakicic JM, Strotmeyer E, Wing RR, Pi-Sunyer X, Kuna ST and the Sleep AHEAD Research Group of the Look AHEAD Research Group: Effects of a lifestyle intervention on REM sleep-related obstructive sleep apnea in overweight and obese type 2 diabetes patients. J. Sleep Res. 26(6): 747-755, Dec 2017.

Jain S, Gurubhagavatula I, Townsend R, Kuna ST, Teff K, Wadden TA, Chittams J, Hanlon AL, Maislin G, Saif H, Broderick P, Ahmad Z, Pack AI, Chirinos JA: Effect of CPAP, Weight Loss, or CPAP Plus Weight Loss on Central Hemodynamics and Arterial Stiffness. Hypertension 70(6): 1283-1290, Dec 2017.

Scharf MT, Keenan BT, Pack AI, Kuna ST: Mask refills as a measure of PAP adherence. J. Clin. Sleep Med. 13(11): 1337-1344, Nov 2017.

Kim J, Mohler ER, Keenan BT, Maislin D, Arnardottir ES, Gislason T, Benediktsdottir B, Sifferman A, Staley B, Pack FM, Maislin G, Chirinos J, Pack AI, Kuna ST: Carotid artery wall thickness in obese and non-obese adults with obstructive sleep apnea before and following positive airway pressure treatment. Sleep 40(9), Sept 2017 Notes: Sleep. 2017 Sep 1;40(9). doi: 10.1093/sleep/zsx126.

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