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Combined Treatment of a Severe OSAS Patient Planned after a Sleep Endoscopy Performed with and without a Mandibular Protrusion Simulator. A Case Report

Combined Treatment of a Severe OSAS Patient Planned after a Sleep Endoscopy Performed with and without a Mandibular Protrusion Simulator. A Case Report

Objective: The case report aim was to show the effectiveness of a combined treatment, to treat a severe OSAS patient.b Study design: A severe OSAS patient (AHI=51.1) was evaluated during sleep endoscopy with and without a mandibular advancing simulator. A combined treatment plan was performed and he underwent to a pharyngeal surgery followed by the delivery of an individual oral device. Results: We attained an AHI of 0.7 events per hour. Conclusions: The combined treatment was effective and the patient achieved a complete recovery.

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