Electronic Stimulation Therapy for Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Is Safe, Effective, New Study Suggests
The use of an electronic stimulation device referred to as the Inspire Upper Airway Stimulation (UAS) has been evaluated. The Stimulation Therapy for Apnoea Reduction trial sought to determine the safety and efficacy of the UAS device in treatment for obstructive sleep apnoea. The UAS device works by giving a mild stimulation to the hypoglossal nerve to prevent the airways from collapsing.
CPAP has been effective treatment of sleep apnoea but it faces some challenges due to compliance with the treatment. Dr. Kingman Strohl presented the findings of the STAR trial which showed significant improvement in the condition. Now all systems are set awaiting the review and certification from the FDA. Read the full story here http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130605144316.htm
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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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