Impact of Thyroidectomy on the Control of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Syndrome in Patients with Large Goiters

The study was aimed at evaluating the impact of thyroidectomy in the control of obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS). Goiters have been associated with symptoms such as dysapnoea and dysphagia which coexist with sleep apnoea. The conclusion of the study was that thyroidectomy showed no significant impact despite the high prevalence of OSAS in patients with large goiters.

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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.