European Sleep Research Laboratories

CLINICA UNIVERSIDAD DE NAVARRA

CLINICA UNIVERSIDAD DE NAVARRA
SLEEP UNIT


JORGE IRIARTE
PIO XII 36
31008 PAMPLONA Spain


Position CONSULTANT Phone 34 948 255400 Fax 34 948 296500 Contact E-Mail jiriarte@unav.es   Research Domain
  • Methodology / Technology
  • Clinical

Keywords
  • Sleep and Medical Disorders
  • Sleep Physiology-Neurophysiology in Human
  • Biological Rhythms
  • Paediatric Sleep Disorders
  • Neurological Sleep Disorders

Laboratory Description Our intetests are sleep disorders in Parkinson disease, Sleep Apnea, EEG during sleep, shift work, parasomnias.
Our lab has 6 rooms for full polysomnography, video-EEG or MSLT. We can also perform polygraphies and actigraphies.

Technical Capabilities and areas of expertise We can perform all the sleep studies. We work in a sleep group including neurologists, neumologist, ENT specialists, psychyatrists, endocrinologists and pediatricians. We have a sleep Unit and the sleep team. We have the Spanish Acreditation as a Sleep Unit.
Additional Descriptors, Keywords We are teaching sleep medicine at the medical school, as a course, and in the neurosciences master
Selected Publications in the 5 past years -Agrypnia excitata in fatal familial insomnia. A video- Polygraphic study. J. Iriarte, T. Ayuso, C. Echavarri, M. Alegre, E. Urrestarazu, F. Lacruz, J. Gállego, J. Artieda. Neurology. 2007; 7;69(6):607-8.

- Association of relative hyperleptinemia with OSAS and lower respiratory drive in obese patients A. Campo, G. Frübeck, J. Zulueta, J. Iriarte, L. Seijo, A.B Alcaide, J. Galdiz, J. Salvador. EUROPEAN RESPIRATORY JOURNAL. 2007 Aug;30(2):223-31.


- Beta activity in the subthalamic nucleus during sleep in patients with parkinson’s disease. E. Urrestarazu, J. Iriarte, M. Alegre, P. Clavero, MC Rodríguez-Oroz, F. Alonso, JA Obeso, J. Artieda. Mov Disord. 2009 Jan 30;24(2):254-60.

- Sleep structure in patients with periodic limb movements and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. J. Iriarte, M. Murie-fernandez, E. Toledo, E. Urrestarazu, M. Alegre, C. Viteri, J. Salvador, P. Baptista, B. Alcaide, J. Artieda. J Clin Neurophysiol. 2009 Aug; 26(4):267-71.


- Coupling between beta and high-frequency activity in the human subthalamic nucleus may be a pathophysiological mechanism in Parkinson's disease. Jon Lopez-Azcarate, Mikel Tainta, Maria Cruz Rodriguez-Oroz, Miguel Valencia, Rafael Gonzalez, Jorge Guridi, Jorge Iriarte, Jose Obeso, Julio Artieda, Manuel Alegre. J Neurosci. 2010 May 12;30(19):6667-77.

-Sound analysis of catathrenia: a vocal expiratory sound. Jorge Iriarte, Secundino Fernández, Natalia Fernández, Manuel Alegre, Elena Urrestarazu, Inmaculada Pagola, Julio Artieda. Sleep Breathing, 2011 May;15(2):229-35.

Key Publications of the Laboratory - Unilateral periodic limb movements during sleep in corticobasal degeneration. J Iriarte, M Alegre, J Arbizu, P de Castro. Movement Disorders 2001; 16 (6): 1180-3.

- Oscillatory cortical changes during the periodic limb movements. J. Iriarte, E. Urrestarazu, M. Alegre, M. Valencia, J. Artieda. Sleep 2004, 27 (8): 1493-8.

- Continuous Positive Airways Pressure as treatment for catathrenia. J. Iriarte, M. Alegre, E. Urrestarazu, C. Viteri, J. Arcocha, J. Artieda. Neurology. 2006, 28;66(4):609-10.

- Sleep-related laryngospasm: a video-polysomnographic recording. J. Iriarte, E. Urrestarazu, M. Alegre, C. Goñi, C. Viteri, J. Artieda. Epileptic Disorders 2006;8(1):70-2.

- Association of relative hyperleptinemia with OSAS and lower respiratory drive in obese patients A. Campo, G. Frübeck, J. Zulueta, J. Iriarte, L. Seijo, A.B Alcaide, J. Galdiz, J. Salvador. EUROPEAN RESPIRATORY JOURNAL. 2007 Aug;30(2):223-31.

-Sound analysis of catathrenia: a vocal expiratory sound. Jorge Iriarte, Secundino Fernández, Natalia Fernández, Manuel Alegre, Elena Urrestarazu, Inmaculada Pagola, Julio Artieda. Sleep Breathing, 2011 May;15(2):229-35.

Current/Completed Grants (past 5 years) 1 . Three-dimensional study of the airway in patients with sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome (SAHS): correlation between the volume of the upper airway and polysomnographic studies and therapeutic implications. Government of Navarre (Spain ). 2007-2010. Main researcher.

2. ALL4rest. Integrated Solutions for improving the quality of rest. Funded by the European Commission, 2010 call for EMS. Cooperator. The Principal Investigator is AITEX. 902,668.8 euros.

3. Changing the mode shifts in a company and a hospital. Subjective and objective assessment. "Chair Volkswagen. Main researcher. 2011-2.

 
Other laboratory Members
 
Title PhD,MD First Name JULIO Last Name ARTIEDA Position Neurologist and neurophysiologist E-Mail jartieda@unav.es  
Title PhD,MD First Name ELENA Last Name URRESTARAZU Position Neurologist and neurophysiologist E-Mail eurrestara@unav.es  
Title PhD,MD First Name CESAR Last Name VITERI Position Neurologist E-Mail cviteri@unav.es  
Title PhD,MD First Name JAVIER Last Name ZULUETA Position pneumologist E-Mail jzulueta@unav.es  
Title PhD,MD First Name PETER Last Name BAPTISTA Position ENT E-Mail pmbaptista@unav.es  
Title PhD,MD First Name JAVIER Last Name SALVADOR Position Endocrinologist E-Mail jsalvador@unav.es  
First Name FERNANDO Last Name SARRAIS Position Psychiatrist E-Mail fsarrais@unav.es  
Title PhD,MD First Name ROCIO Last Name SANCHEZ-CARPINTERO Position Pediatrician E-Mail rsanchezc@unav.es  
Title PhD,MD First Name NESTOR Last Name MONTESDEOCA Position MAXILLOFACIAL SURGEON E-Mail nmontes@unav.es  
Collaborations
 
Title MD First Name PAOLA Last Name AMARO Position CONSULTANT Institution HOSPITAL GENERAL. PUNTA ARENAS. CHILE.  
Past Members
 
Title MD First Name PAOLA Last Name AMARO Position CONSULTANT. PUNTA ARENAS. CHILE E-Mail pamaro22@gmail.com