Home > Riviste > Gazzetta Medica Italiana Archivio per le Scienze Mediche > Fascicoli precedenti > Gazzetta Medica Italiana Archivio per le Scienze Mediche 2018 July-August;177(7-8) > Gazzetta Medica Italiana Archivio per le Scienze Mediche 2018 July-August;177(7-8):400-2

ULTIMO FASCICOLO
 

JOURNAL TOOLS

eTOC
Per abbonarsi
Sottometti un articolo
Segnala alla tua biblioteca
 

ARTICLE TOOLS

Publication history
Estratti
Per citare questo articolo

 

CASE REPORT   

Gazzetta Medica Italiana Archivio per le Scienze Mediche 2018 July-August;177(7-8):400-2

DOI: 10.23736/S0393-3660.17.03644-0

Copyright © 2017 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

lingua: Inglese

Treatment of obstructive sleep apnea using mandibular advancement device

Abdul M. NOR AIDANIZA 1 , Abd K. FADZLINA 2

1 Unit of Prosthodontics, School of Dental Sciences, University Sains Malaysia, Health Campus, Kelantan, Malaysia; 2 Department of Prosthodontics, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Hospital Canselor Tuanku Mukhriz, UKM Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


PDF


Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may leads to life threatening event and most of the time intervention is needed. The most common treatment for OSA is with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP). Nowadays, mandibular advancement device (MAD) has been introduced as an alternative to CPAP. This clinical report describes the treatment of a 61-year-old OSA patient with MAD.


KEY WORDS: Sleep apnea, obstructive - Mandibular advancement - Equipment and supplies

inizio pagina