One of the first clinic-based studies comparing positive airway pressure and upper airway stimulation finds each to have advantages in differing outcomes, laying the groundwork for future studies.
The Inspire® Upper Airway Stimulation system is a successful intervention for many patients with obstructive sleep apnea, who are not candidates for continuous positive airway pressure. Two recent studies showed new insights about how to improve outcomes with the device by making post-operative awake endoscopy adjustments and a comparative review of HNS outcomes versus traditional airway reconstruction.
A long-term study has confirmed the durability of benefits and safety of a newly FDA-approved drug to treat excessive daytime sleepiness due to narcolepsy or obstructive sleep apnea.
The international ADHERE registry of real-world use of hypoglossal nerve stimulation also showed a nonsignificant trend toward better outcomes in women than in men.
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