Electrical stimulation for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnoea: a review of the evidence.

@article{Bisogni2017ElectricalSF,
  title={Electrical stimulation for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnoea: a review of the evidence.},
  author={Valeria Bisogni and Martino Francesco Pengo and Andrea De Vito and Giuseppe Maiolino and Gian Paolo Rossi and John Moxham and Joerg S Steier},
  journal={Expert review of respiratory medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={11 9},
  pages={
          711-720
        }
}
INTRODUCTION Obstructive sleep apnoea is an increasingly prevalent clinical condition with significant impact on individuals and public health. Continuous positive airway pressure therapy is the standard treatment, but adherence is limited and alternative treatments are needed. In this context, non-invasive and invasive methods for the electrical stimulation of upper airway dilator muscles have been demonstrated to be effective in selected patients. Areas covered: This review will cover… CONTINUE READING