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(mandibular advancement splint)
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  • Mandibular advancement splints for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea. [Journal Article]
    Expert Rev Respir Med 2019; :1-8Chan ASL, Sutherland K, Cistulli PA
  • Introduction: Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a chronic condition which requires a comprehensive chronic disease management model, rather than a device-focused approach, so as to achieve the best possible health outcomes. Oral appliances are the main alternative to continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) for the treatment of OSA. There has been an expansion of the research evidence to support…
  • Oral appliance therapy in obstructive sleep apnea and snoring - systematic review and new directions of development. [Journal Article]
    Cranio 2019; :1-12Ilea A, Timuș D, … Mesaros AȘ
  • CONCLUSIONS: The mandibular advancement device is an effective treatment, improving the Apnea Hypopnea Index and the symptoms of patients with OSA in 92% of the subjects from all the investigated studies. The future may include the integration of a biosensor for the diagnosis and follow-up. Abbreviations: OSA: Obstructive sleep apnea; MADs: Mandibular advancement devices; CPAP: Continuous positive airway pressure; OAT: Oral appliance therapy; MRD: Mandibular repositioning devices; MAS: Mandibular advancement splints; MAA: Mandibular advancement appliances; OA: Oral appliances; AASM: American Academy of Sleep Medicine; AHI: Apnea-hypopnea index; EEG: Sleep-related breathing disorder SRBD; Electroencephalogram; EOG: Electrooculogram; ECG: Electrocardiogram; QOL: Quality of life; TMJ: Temporomandibular joint.
  • An update on the current management of adult obstructive sleep apnoea. [Journal Article]
    Aust J Gen Pract 2019; 48(4):182-186Sarkissian L, Kitipornchai L, … G Mackay S
  • Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is common in adults. Various contributing factors to this condition have resulted in the development of a number of potential treatment modalities, some of which are in evolution. A multidisciplinary team involving the general practitioner is an important aspect in providing personalised care.
  • Outcomes After Tooth-Bearing Maxillomandibular Facial Transplantation: Insights and Lessons Learned. [Journal Article]
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2019; 77(10):2085-2103Ramly EP, Kantar RS, … Rodriguez ED
  • CONCLUSIONS: Maxillomandibular transplantation is a viable reconstructive solution for composite midface defects not amenable to autologous reconstruction. Improvement of functional outcomes and prevention of major complications rely on close attention to occlusal relationships, temporomandibular joint dynamics, dental health, and the intraoral donor-recipient soft tissue interface.
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