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CPAP trumps MAD in certain parameters, study finds

August 23, 2022HME News Staff

YARMOUTH, Maine – Treatment with CPAP devices was better than mandibular advancement devices at normalizing polysomnographic parameters and improving quality of life in patients with mild obstructive sleep apnea, according to a recent study published in Sleep Breathing Physiology and Disorders. Fatigue was improved in both CPAP and MAD groups, and daytime sleepiness, mood and sustained attention showed no difference. This study was a single-blind, parallel, randomized clinical trial with controls....

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Treating OSA with CPAP, MAD devices does not improve BP, study finds

February 9, 2021HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – The treatment of mild obstructive sleep apnea with CPAP devices or mandibular advancement devices does not improve blood pressure or endothelial function after one year, even in patients with effective treatments, according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. The study’s objectives were to evaluate and compare the effects of CPAP, MAD and no treatment on 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring and peripheral arterial tonometry at six...

CPAP, Mandibular advancement devices, Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)

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