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2017
  • Horadagoda, C., Dinihan, T., Roberts, M., Kairaitis, K. (2017). Body composition and micronutrient deficiencies in patients with an acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Internal Medicine Journal. 47 (9) , 1057-1063. [More Information]
  • Lambeth, C., Amatoury, J., Wang, Z., Foster, S., Amis, T., Kairaitis, K. (2017). Velopharyngeal mucosal surface topography in healthy subjects and subjects with obstructive sleep apnea. Journal of Applied Physiology. 122 (3) , 482-491. [More Information]

2016
  • Amatoury, J., Cheng, S., Kairaitis, K., Wheatley, J., Amis, T., Bilston, L. (2016). Development and validation of a computational finite element model of the rabbit upper airway: simulations of mandibular advancement and tracheal displacement. Journal of Applied Physiology. 120 (7) , 743-757. [More Information]

2015
  • Perri, R., Kairaitis, K., Wheatley, J., Amis, T. (2015). Anthropometric and craniofacial sexual dimorphism in obstructive sleep apnea patients: is there male-female phenotypical convergence?. Journal of Sleep Research. 24 (1) , 82-91. [More Information]
  • Amatoury, J., Kairaitis, K., Wheatley, J., Bilston, L., Amis, T. (2015). Peripharyngeal tissue deformation, stress distributions and hyoid bone movement in response to mandibular advancement. Journal of Applied Physiology. 118 (3) , 282-291. [More Information]
  • Kairaitis, K., Foster, S., Amatoury, J., Verma, M., Wheatley, J., Amis, T. (2015). Pharyngeal mucosal wall folds in subjects with obstructive sleep apnea. Journal of Applied Physiology. 118 (6) , 707-715. [More Information]

2014
  • Amatoury, J., Kairaitis, K., Wheatley, J., Bilston, L., Amis, T. (2014). Peripharyngeal tissue deformation and stress distributions in response to caudal tracheal displacement: Pivotal influence of the hyoid bone?. Journal of Applied Physiology. 116 (7) , 746-756. [More Information]
  • Milne, S., Amis, T., Wheatley, J., Kairaitis, K. (2014). Sensitivity and specificity of hypopnoea detection using nasal pressure in the presence of a nasal expiratory resistive device (Provent®). Physiological Measurement. 35 (12) , 2447-2458. [More Information]
  • Perri, R., Kairaitis, K., Cistulli, P., Wheatley, J., Amis, T. (2014). Surface cephalometric and anthropometric variables in osa patients: statistical models for the osa phenotype. Sleep and Breathing. 18 (1) , 39-52. [More Information]

2013
  • Narayan, J., Amatoury, J., Verma, M., Kairaitis, K., Wheatley, J., Amis, T. (2013). Resetting the baroreflex during snoring: Role of resistive loading and intra-thoracic pressure. Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology. 185 (3) , 489-496. [More Information]
  • Kairaitis, K., Amatoury, J., Wheatley, J., Amis, T. (2013). The upper airway’s next top model? Letter to the Editor in response to CrossTalk: The human upper airway does/does not behave like a Starling resistor during sleep. Journal of Physiology-Paris. 2013 , 1-2.

2012
  • Kairaitis, K., Verma, M., Amatoury, J., Wheatley, J., White, D., Amis, T. (2012). A threshold lung volume for optimal mechanical effects on upper airway airflow dynamics: studies in an anesthetized rabbit model. Journal of Applied Physiology. 112 (7) , 1197-1205. [More Information]
  • Kairaitis, K. (2012). Pharyngeal wall fold influences on the collapsibility of the pharynx. Medical Hypotheses. 79 (3) , 372-376. [More Information]
  • Narayan, J., Amatoury, J., Cho, J., Verma, M., Kairaitis, K., Wheatley, J., Amis, T. (2012). Snoring effects on the baroreflex: An animal model. Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology. 180 (2-3) , 342-351. [More Information]

2011
  • Kairaitis, K., Foster, S., Martin, J., Verma, M., Amatoury, J., Korgaonkar, M., Wheatley, J., Amis, T. (2011). Subjects with Obstructive Sleep Apnoea have a reduced number of velopharyngeal folds compared with healthy subjects.. Australasian Sleep Association and Australasian Sleep Technologists Association, 23rd Annual Scientific Meeting.
  • Cho, J., Witting, P., Verma, M., Wu, B., Shanu, A., Kairaitis, K., Amis, T., Wheatley, J. (2011). Tissue Vibration Induces Carotid Artery Endothelial Dysfunction: A Mechanism Linking Snoring and Carotid Atherosclerosis?. Sleep. 34 (6) , 751-757C. [More Information]

2010
  • Lee, F., Varikatt, W., Kairaitis, K., D'Souza, F., Lin, M. (2010). IgG4-related Dacryoadenitis. Ophthalmology. 117 (2) , 398.e3-398.e4.
  • Kairaitis, K. (2010). Is the pharynx a muscular hydrostat?. Medical Hypotheses. 74 (3) , 590-595. [More Information]
  • Amatoury, J., Kairaitis, K., Wheatley, J., Bilston, L., Amis, T. (2010). Onset of Airflow Limitation in a Collapsible Tube Model: Impact of Surrounding Pressure, Longitudinal Strain and Wall Folding Geometry. Journal of Applied Physiology. 109 (5) , 1467-1475. [More Information]

2009
  • Kairaitis, K., Howitt, L., Wheatley, J., Amis, T. (2009). Mass loading of the upper airway extraluminal tissue space in rabbits: effects on tissue pressure and pharyngeal airway lumen geometry. Journal of Applied Physiology. 106 (3) , 887-892. [More Information]
  • Kairaitis, K., Verma, M., Fish, V., Wheatley, J., Amis, T. (2009). Pharyngeal muscle contraction modifies peri-pharyngeal tissue pressure in rabbits. Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology. 166 (2) , 95-101. [More Information]

2008
  • Lee, S., Amis, T., Byth Wilson, K., Larcos, G., Kairaitis, K., Robinson, T., Wheatley, J. (2008). Heavy snoring as a cause of carotid artery atherosclerosis. Sleep. 31 (9) , 1207-1213.
  • Lam, J., Kairaitis, K., Verma, M., Wheatley, J., Amis, T. (2008). Saliva production and surface tension: influences on patency of the passive upper airway. The Journal of Physiology. 586 (22) , 5537-5547. [More Information]

2007
  • Howitt, L., Kairaitis, K., Kirkness, J., Garlick, S., Wheatley, J., Byth, K., Amis, T. (2007). Oscillatory Pressure Wave Transmission from the Upper Airway to the Carotid Artery. Journal of Applied Physiology. 103 (5) , 1622-1627.
  • Kairaitis, K., Byth Wilson, K., Parikh, R., Stavrinou, R., Wheatley, J., Amis, T. (2007). Tracheal Traction Effects on Upper Airway Patency in Rabbits: The Role of Tissue Pressure. Sleep. 30 (2) , 179-186.

2006
  • Kairaitis, K., Stavrinou, R., Parikh, R., Wheatley, J., Amis, T. (2006). Mandibular advancement decreases pressures in the tissues surrounding the upper airway in rabbits.. Journal of Applied Physiology. 100 (1) , 349-356.

2003
  • Kirkness, J., Christenson, H., Garlick, S., Parikh, R., Kairaitis, K., Wheatley, J., Amis, T. (2003). Decreased surface tension of upper airway mucosal lining liquid increases upper airway patency in anaesthetised rabbits. The Journal of Physiology. 547 (2) , 603-611.