A crossover study comparing the efficacy of continuous positive airway pressure with anterior mandibular positioning devices on patients with obstructive sleep apnea.

@article{Clark1996ACS,
  title={A crossover study comparing the efficacy of continuous positive airway pressure with anterior mandibular positioning devices on patients with obstructive sleep apnea.},
  author={Glenn T. Clark and Israel Blumenfeld and Naama Yoffe and Eli Peled and Peretz Lavie},
  journal={Chest},
  year={1996},
  volume={109 6},
  pages={1477-83}
}
OBJECTIVE This study compared the efficacy of a removable anterior mandibular positioning (AMP) device to continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) using a fully balanced crossover design. DESIGN Twenty-three male subjects with confirmed OSA were recruited from the Technion Sleep Laboratory in Haifa, Israel, from February 18, 1991 to December 17, 1992. Twenty-one of the 23 subjects enrolled completed all aspects of the study. RESULTS The mean… CONTINUE READING

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