An Innovative Obstructive Sleep Apnea Clinical Trial

For most people with obstructive sleep apnea, CPAP and oral devices work very well. However, some people can't tolerate or benefit from these two options. For these people, surgery may be another option.  There are numerous types of surgical procedures for obstructive sleep apnea. The more useful ones involve modifying the breathing space behind the tongue. Clinical […]

New Sleep Apnea Treatment: Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation

Here’s a radically new approach to treating obstructive sleep apnea: hypoglossal nerve stimulation. I read about initial successful pilot studies many years ago out of Johns Hopkins, but thought the concept never took off since I didn’t hear anything more. I was wrong. ImThera recently announced their aura6000 Targeted Hypoglossal Neurostimulation (THN) device for obstructive […]