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Er:YAG Laser Treatment of Sleep-Disordered Breathing

@inproceedings{Svahnstrm2013ErYAGLT,
  title={Er:YAG Laser Treatment of Sleep-Disordered Breathing},
  author={Katarina Svahnstr{\"o}m},
  year={2013}
}
Recently a new method (NightLase) for the treatment of snoring and obstructive sleep apnea that uses the benefits of Er:YAG laser light was presented. To test the method, the results of treatments on 75 patients with different degrees of snoring and obstructive sleep apnea were analyzed. The outcome of the treatment was very beneficial for the patients and the success rate after three treatments was 90%. More than 80% of the patients also reported that they breathed much easier, being more… 
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