Sleep Studies

Sleep Studies

A sleep study, also known as a polysomnogram, is a non-invasive procedure typically requiring a one to two night stay in a sleep facility. During a sleep study, a sleep technician records your biological functions,  including eye movement, muscle tone, heart rhythm, brain wave activity, and breathing, while you sleep. By looking at these biological functions, your doctor can diagnose or rule out a sleep disorder or any conditions that can compromise your health

By: Megan Brooks
BALTIMORE, Maryland — Electrical stimulation of the hypoglossal nerve is a promising treatment for moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in patients who do not respond to or can't tolerate continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy, according to results a phase 3 multicenter study.The study found clinically and statistically significant improvement in objective and subjective sleep measures of OSA severity in patients implanted with the Upper Airway Stimulation System from...

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