Titratable mandibular repositioner appliances for obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: are they an option?

@article{Machado2007TitratableMR,
  title={Titratable mandibular repositioner appliances for obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: are they an option?},
  author={M. A. Machado and Ligia Juliano and Marcel Taga and L. B. Carvalho and L. Prado and G. Prado},
  journal={Sleep and Breathing},
  year={2007},
  volume={11},
  pages={225-231}
}
  • M. A. Machado, Ligia Juliano, +3 authors G. Prado
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Sleep and Breathing
  • Mandibular repositioning appliances (tMRAs) designed with a titratable mechanism are effective to treat obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) but are not widely used, although many studies have proven their value. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the efficacy of tMRAs in the treatment of OSAS on the criteria of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM; apnea/hypopnea index [AHI] < 5). Three hundred consecutive patients with a polysomnographic diagnosis of OSAS were referred… CONTINUE READING
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