Samuel T. Kuna, MD

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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
Muhlenberg College (Biology), 1970.
Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons , 1974.
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Selected Publications

Kuna ST, Reboussin DM, Strotmeyer ES, Millman RP, Zammit G, Walkup MP, Wadden TA, Wing RR, Pi-Sunyer X, Spira AP, Foster GD and the Sleep AHEAD Research Group of the Look AHEAD Research Group: Effects of weight loss on obstructive sleep apnea severity: 10-year results of the Sleep AHEAD study. Amer J Respir Crit Care Med 2020.

Yu JL, Keenan BT, Kuna ST, Younes M: Comparison of odds ratio product and other polysomnographc metrics among responders and non-responders to upper airway stimulation treatment of obstructive sleep apnea. Sleep 43(Supplement): A263-A264, 2020.

Younes M, Kuna ST, Pack AI, Schweitzer PK, Walsh JK, Smith MG, Basner M, Aeschbach D: Correlation between sleep depth in the right and left cerebral hemispheres following sleep deprivation, restriction or noise exposure. Sleep 43(Supplement): A107, 2020.

Atwood CW, Boudreau E, Folmer R, Kuna ST, Pineda L, Reichert J, Sarmiento, Thompson W, Whooley M, Zhang N, Yarbrough WC: Trends in sleep apnea testing among veterans participating in a rural health-focused telesleep medicine program. Sleep 43: A447, 2020.

Li Q, Keenan BT, Punjabi NM, Maislin G, Kuna ST: The effects of diabetes on obstructive sleep apnea severity and progression: A propensity score analysis. Sleep 43(Supplement): A234-A235, 2020.

Pak, VM, Maislin D, Keenan BT, Townsend R, Dunbar SB, Pack AI, Gislason T, Kuna ST: Effect of changes in intracellular adhesion molecule-1 on measures of sleepiness and 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure after 4 months of continuous positive airway pressure. Sleep 43(Supplement), 2020.

Kuna ST: Optimizing chronic management of adults with obstructive sleep apnea. Ann Am Thorac Soc 17(3): 280-281, 2020.

Chhatre S, Chang YHA, Gooneratne N, Kuna ST, Strollo P, Jayadevappa R: Association between adherence to CPAP treatment and cost among Medicare enrollees. Sleep 43(1): DOI: 10.1093/sleep/zsz188, 2020.

Sarmiento KF, Folmer RL, Stepnowsky C, Whooley MA, Boudreau E, Kuna ST, Atwood CW, Smith C, Yarbrough WC: National expansion of sleep telemedicine for Veterans: The TeleSleep Program. J Clin Sleep Med 15(9): 1355-1364, 2019.

Thorarinsdottir EH, Bjornsdottir E, Benediktsdottir B, Janson C, Gislason T, Aspelund T, Kuna ST, Pack AI, Arnardottir ES: Definition of excessive daytime sleepiness in the general population: Feeling sleepy relates better to sleep-related symptoms and quality of life than the Epworth Sleepiness Scale score. Results from an epidemiological study. J Sleep Res 28(6): e12852, 2019.

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