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Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation in OSA: A Viable Alternative to CPAP

Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation in OSA: A Viable Alternative to CPAP

Electrical stimulation of the hypoglossal nerve could be a viable treatment alternative to continuous positive airway pressure in obstructive sleep apnea.

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Solriamfetol Feasible for Sleep Apnea-Related Tiredness

Solriamfetol Feasible for Sleep Apnea-Related Tiredness

Significant improvements were seen in wakefulness in a phase 3 clinical trial.

Mandibular Movement Analysis Offers Insight on Oral Appliance Efficacy in OSA

Mandibular Movement Analysis Offers Insight on Oral Appliance Efficacy in OSA

An analysis of mandibular movements provided valuable information on the effects of oral appliance therapy titration in patients with mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea.

Montelukast With or Without Intranasal Steroids Evaluated for Pediatric OSA

Montelukast With or Without Intranasal Steroids Evaluated for Pediatric OSA

A meta-analysis of anti-inflammatory agents for the treatment of pediatric OSA found that montelukast plus intranasal steroids or montelukast alone may benefit patients with mild OSA.

COPD, Nocturnal Hypoxemia May Increase CV Events in Women With Suspected OSA

COPD, Nocturnal Hypoxemia May Increase CV Events in Women With Suspected OSA

Nocturnal hypoxemia, along with COPD, increased the risk for cardiovascular events and mortality in female patients with suspected obstructive sleep apnea.

Preoperative Apnea Hypopnea Index Linked to Postoperative Complication Risk

Preoperative Apnea Hypopnea Index Linked to Postoperative Complication Risk

Preoperative apnea hypopnea index in patients with OSA correlated with postoperative adverse events.

Short Respiratory Event Duration Ups Mortality Risk in OSA

Short Respiratory Event Duration Ups Mortality Risk in OSA

For individuals with obstructive sleep apnea, those with short respiratory event duration have an increased risk for mortality.

Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation in OSA: A Viable Alternative to CPAP

Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation in OSA: A Viable Alternative to CPAP

Electrical stimulation of the hypoglossal nerve could be a viable treatment alternative to continuous positive airway pressure in obstructive sleep apnea.

Nocturnal Hypoxemia Increases Afib Risk in Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Nocturnal Hypoxemia Increases Afib Risk in Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Severe nocturnal hypoxemia was associated with a greater risk for atrial fibrillation vs milder or no hypoxemia.

Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Unrelated to Weight Gain in Sleep Apnea

Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Unrelated to Weight Gain in Sleep Apnea

The SAVE study was a multicenter, international clinical trial that tested the efficacy of continuous positive airway pressure and normal care in patients with sleep apnea.

Pediatric OSA Associated With Abnormal Metabolic Profile

Pediatric OSA Associated With Abnormal Metabolic Profile

Obese pediatric patients with obstructive sleep apnea were more likely to have abnormal metabolic profiles, including high triglyceride and alanine transaminase levels, compared with obese children without obstructive sleep apnea.

Sleep Disturbances in COPD Linked to Airway Constriction Heterogeneity

Sleep Disturbances in COPD Linked to Airway Constriction Heterogeneity

Sleep disturbances caused by the symptoms of COPD are associated with airway constriction heterogeneity, which could be reflective of peripheral airway dysfunction.

CPAP for OSA Does Not Improve Diabetic Macular Edema or Visual Acuity

CPAP for OSA Does Not Improve Diabetic Macular Edema or Visual Acuity

Continuous positive airway pressure for obstructive sleep apnea in patients with type 2 diabetes offered no improvement in visual acuity compared with usual care alone.

Sleep-Disordered Breathing Severity Linked to Melanoma Aggressiveness

Sleep-Disordered Breathing Severity Linked to Melanoma Aggressiveness

Sleep-disordered breathing severity has been independently associated with increased aggressiveness of cutaneous melanoma.

Upper Airway Narrowing of Retropalatal Region Significant in Obesity With OSA

Upper Airway Narrowing of Retropalatal Region Significant in Obesity With OSA

Obese patients with obstructive sleep apnea have a significantly narrower upper airway, specifically of the retropalatal region, compared with obese individuals without obstructive sleep apnea.

Blood Pressure Reduced With Supplemental Oxygen in Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Blood Pressure Reduced With Supplemental Oxygen in Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Supplemental oxygen reduced morning systolic blood pressure by -6.6 mm Hg in patients with obstructive sleep apnea.

Nasal Microbiota Changes Linked to Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Inflammation

Nasal Microbiota Changes Linked to Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Inflammation

Obstructive sleep apnea was associated with differences in the diversity and composition of the nasal microbiome.

Atrial Fibrillation Development Predicted by Sleep Disruption

Atrial Fibrillation Development Predicted by Sleep Disruption

Individuals with more frequent nighttime awakening exhibited a higher risk for atrial fibrillation.

Body Muscle-to-Fat Ratio as a Sleep Apnea Screening Tool in Type 2 Diabetes

Body Muscle-to-Fat Ratio as a Sleep Apnea Screening Tool in Type 2 Diabetes

Body composition measures were examined as a screening tool to detect obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in patients with T2D.

STOP-Bang, Pulse Oximetry Effective Screening Tools for Sleep Apnea

STOP-Bang, Pulse Oximetry Effective Screening Tools for Sleep Apnea

The threshold STOP-Bang score for moderate to severe sleep apnea was 6 (which correlated with apnea-hypopnea index of ≥15) and this score had a sensitivity of 63% and a specificity of 69%.

Portable Monitoring Accurate for Sleep Apnea Diagnosis in Heart Failure

Portable Monitoring Accurate for Sleep Apnea Diagnosis in Heart Failure

Respiratory polygraphy can accurately diagnose sleep apnea in patients hospitalized with heart failure.

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