[Non-CPAP therapies in obstructive sleep apnoea: an overview].

@article{Keymel2013NonCPAPTI,
  title={[Non-CPAP therapies in obstructive sleep apnoea: an overview].},
  author={Stefanie Keymel and Malte Kelm and Winfried J Randerath},
  journal={Pneumologie},
  year={2013},
  volume={67 1},
  pages={50-7}
}
Optimal treatment of the obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS) requires an individually designed and interdisciplinary approach. Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is accepted as the first line therapy for patients with OSAS. However, non-CPAP therapies may be indicated as supportive therapeutical approach in CPAP failure or as an alternative approach in CPAP intolerance. Overall, the level of evidence for the majority of non-CPAP therapies is low. Mandibular advancement devices as a… CONTINUE READING

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