Study Suggests Sleep Apnoea in Young Children Common after Adenotonsillectomy

Can sleep apnoea occur on children? Yes it can. A recent study of children younger than 3 years of age with obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) suggests that many of them will have residual OSA after adenotonsillectomy intended to treat it. Although adenotonsillectomy leads to a dramatic improvement in this age group, a high proportion of this population will have residual OSA. Future research should focus on prospective evaluation of a large cohort of younger children with OSA for whom the extent of the disease is documented preoperative and postoperatively.

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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.