The Latest Sleep Apnea Devices – Everything You Need to Know
While CPAP is one of the most effective treatments for sleep apnea, many patients stop using their machines within a year. Good news, they’re now plenty of alternatives you can try.
The latest sleep apnea devices include more comfortable face masks, body positioners, innovative nerve stimulators, and surgically implanted suspension lines.
Here’s a more in depth look at your CPAP alternatives:
AIR PRESSURE TREATMENTS
Video: Provent Therapy demonstration
Video: How aerSleep Works
Video: Night Shift Introduction
Video: NightBalance Overview
Video: New treatment for Sleep Apnea (CNN)
Video: remedē system helps patients with central sleep apnea at Saint Luke’s Hospital
GENIO Implantable Stimulator:
THN Sleep Therapy (aura6000):
- minimally invasive, surgically implanted system usually as an outpatient procedure with quick recovery time
- procedure is completely reversible
- no masks, hoses, or mouthpieces
Cons: requires surgery, although minimal (all surgeries carry a risk)
- minimally invasive, well-tolerated
- can be performed in an outpatient setting
- no mask or oral appliance to wear
- requires implant of screws and sutures which some may find intrusive or uncomfortable
Video: AirLift Procedure
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