13% Indians Under Threat of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea: Study
The recent workshop and a rare occurrence, the Asian Heart Institute hosted the TransOral Robotic Surgery (TORS) on two obstructive sleep apnoea patients which was beamed live to doctors across the world.
The complex surgery was performed by Dr. Vikas Agrawal. He says that studies indicate a 13% prevalence rate of OSA in the Indian population. Only 4% of these sleep apnoea patients visit a doctor to have the problem addressed.
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Prof. Ash is the inventor of the highly successful SOMNOWELL Chrome device for snoring and sleep apnoea.
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Prof. Ash works at the forefront of his profession. He is a Consultant and Specialist Orthodontist with over 30 years clinical experience, with a special interest in sleep related breathing disorders, TMJD, and bruxism. He currently works in Harley Street London and two private hospitals in London as part of a multi-disciplinary team managing snoring and sleep apnoea, and is Visiting Professor of Orthodontics at the BPP University.
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