Diagnosing Obstructive Sleep Apnoea
Obstructive sleep apnoea is diagnosed through a polysomnography which demands an overnight stay at the sleep center. Special electrodes, bands and sensors are attached to the patient’s body to measure body parameters. Some of the tests are electro-encephalography, electromyography, pulse oximetry, electrocardiography, and sound and video recording. The severity of obstructive sleep apnoea is determined by the number and frequency of apnoea and hypopnoea episodes.
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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.
The Somnowell mandibular advancement appliance is also recommended by:
- Sleep Centres
- ENT Surgeons, Sleep Physicians, Respiratory, Physicians
- Orthodontists, Dentists
- General Medical Practitioners