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Oral appliance treatment for obstructive sleep apnea: an update.
Oral appliances (OA) have emerged as an alternative to continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) treatment. The most commonly used OA reduces upper airway collapseExpand
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Implanted upper airway stimulation device for obstructive sleep apnea
Previous feasibility studies have shown that electrical stimulation of the hypoglossal nerve can improve obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). The current study examined the safety and preliminaryExpand
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Objective measurement of compliance during oral appliance therapy for sleep-disordered breathing
Background Oral appliance (OA) therapy is increasingly prescribed as a non-continuous positive airway pressure treatment modality for sleep-disordered breathing (SDB). Although OA therapy is reportedExpand
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Drug‐induced sleep endoscopy in sleep‐disordered breathing: Report on 1,249 cases
To describe upper airway (UA) collapse patterns during drug‐induced sleep endoscopy (DISE) in a large cohort of patients with sleep‐disordered breathing (SDB) and to assess associations withExpand
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Evaluation of drug-induced sleep endoscopy as a patient selection tool for implanted upper airway stimulation for obstructive sleep apnea.
STUDY OBJECTIVES To study the possible predictive value of drug-induced sleep endoscopy (DISE) in assessing therapeutic response to implanted upper airway stimulation (UAS) for obstructive sleepExpand
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Comparison of a custom-made and a thermoplastic oral appliance for the treatment of mild sleep apnea.
RATIONALE The efficacy of immediate adaptation of mandibular advancement devices made of thermoplastic material as a treatment option for sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) has been demonstrated inExpand
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Correlation between severity of sleep apnea and upper airway morphology based on advanced anatomical and functional imaging.
Determination of the apnea hypopnea index (AHI) as a measure of the severity of obstructive sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome (OSAHS) is a widely accepted methodology. However, the outcome of such aExpand
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Upper Airway Stimulation for Obstructive Sleep Apnea: 5-Year Outcomes
Objective To present 5-year outcomes from a prospective cohort of patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) who were treated with upper airway stimulation (UAS) via a unilateral hypoglossal nerveExpand
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European position paper on drug-induced sedation endoscopy (DISE)
BackgroundAlthough drug-induced sedation endoscopy (DISE) represents the most widespread diagnostic tool for upper airway endoscopic evaluation of snoring and obstructive sleep apnea hypopneaExpand
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Effect of upper-airway stimulation for obstructive sleep apnoea on airway dimensions
Upper-airway stimulation (UAS) using a unilateral implantable neurostimulator for the hypoglossal nerve is an effective therapy for obstructive sleep apnoea patients with continuous positive airwayExpand
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