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A Case Study Involving the Combination Treatment of an Oral Appliance and Auto-Titrating CPAP Unit

Abstract

Treating severe obstructive sleep apnea can be a challenge. In this case it necessitated combining treatments to obtain the desired result. Now that oral appliances are a viable treatment of obstructive sleep apnea, they can be combined with continuous positive airway pressure or surgery to give the physician and patient more options.

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Correspondence to Martin A. Denbar D.D.S..

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Denbar, M.A. A Case Study Involving the Combination Treatment of an Oral Appliance and Auto-Titrating CPAP Unit. Sleep Breath 6, 125–128 (2002). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11325-002-0125-x

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Keywords

  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • oral appliance therapy
  • auto-titration
  • CPAP
  • combination treatment