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5 OSA traits identify patients suitable for oral appliances


Polysomnography can be used in people with obstructive sleep apnoea to identify five traits that predict a good response to oral appliances, research shows. The pharyngeal traits of collapsibility and muscle compensation and non-pharyngeal traits of loop gain, arousal threshold and ventilatory response to arousal could be used to target people for first line oral ...

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