New Surgical Tool May Help Sleep Apnoea Sufferers, Research Finds

robotThe positive airway pressure therapy is used to treat obstructive sleep apnoea/hypopnoea syndrome (OSAHS) but this treatment option is not tolerated by all patients. A researcher from the Wayne State University has come up with a new surgical tool which is believed will become a viable option for OSAHS patients.

Ho-Sheng Lin, M.D., a professor of otolaryngology and a fellow with the American College of Surgeons has reported great results in the use of transoral robotic surgery (TORS) for the treatment of sleep apnoea. Furthermore, the safety and viability of the surgical technique have been commended.

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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.