Treatment of Obstructive and Central Sleep Apnoea in Heart Failure: Practical Options

Heart failure is a common problem associated with morbidity and mortality and economical impact. A number of factors contribute to the problem. Sleep apnoea is one such cause mostly seen in heart failure patients. Studies have shown that both obstructive (OSA) and central sleep apnoea (CSA) are common conditions in patients with systolic heart failure.

Early diagnosis and treatment of sleep-related breathing disorders is emphasized so that it leads to improved cardiac structure and cardiac function, and reduced morbidity and mortality of patients with heart failure. CPAP therapy is the preferred treatment for OSA especially in patients with heart failure.

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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.