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CPAP verses Oral Appliance Therapy

I thought I would review two scientific articles of interest in the treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea. The first is by Holley et al. It compares Continuous Positive Air Pressure (CPAP) with adjustable Oral Appliances (aOA). The findings suggest that CPAP is superior to oral appliances for Moderate to Severe OSA – Conclusions: In comparison […] Read More

Obstructive Sleep Apnea and the Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death

We can add sudden cardiac death to the long list of possible sleep apnea consequences. The study “Obstructive Sleep Apnea and the Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death: A Longitudinal Study of 10,701 Adults” published in the J Am Coll Cardiol 2013 was covered in a blog report from Michael J. Breus, PhD, summarizes the results […] Read More