Curtin Researchers in Sleep Apnoea Awakening
Sleep studies are essential in diagnosing sleep apnoea. However sleep studies can be quite costly. Recently, Curtin University researchers have used computer simulation to analyse the breathing airflow in the throat, potentially allowing the detection of obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) even while the patients are awake and without the need for costly and time-consuming sleep studies. Curtin’s Department of Mechanical Engineering reconstructed three-dimensional models of the airways for a set of diagnosed OSA sufferers and 'control' subjects without OSA.
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Somnowell Inventor - Visiting Professor Simon Ash FDS MSc MOrth BDS
Prof. Ash is the inventor of the highly successful SOMNOWELL Chrome device for snoring and sleep apnoea.
The Somnowell Chrome is made to exacting standards in the Somnowell laboratory under the supervision of Visiting Professor Simon Ash. Prof. Ash and his master technicians create each Somnowell Chrome device using their wealth of experience and expertise.
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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