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ASV trumps PAP for chronic insomnia, study finds

December 19, 2019HME News Staff

YARMOUTH, Maine - Adaptive servo-ventilation proved superior to CPAP therapy in chronic insomnia patients with previously undiagnosed co-morbid OSA, according the first efficacy trial to compare the two modes. Future research must determine the following, according to the trial, which was recently published in The Lancet: the pathophysiological mechanisms to explain how OSA causes chronic insomnia; general population prevalence of this comorbidity; and cost-effectiveness of ASV therapy in complex...

CPAP, Insomnia, Research, Sleep Apnea, trial, vent

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