Effect of Upper Airway Stimulation on Snoring in Patients with Moderate-to-Severe OSA

Joachim T. Maurer, Clemens Anders, Winfried Hohenhorst & Lennart Knaack
Background: Previous studies showed that electrical stimulation of the hypoglossal nerve can improve obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS). However, loud snoring may significantly impact quality of life in patients with OSAS, and the effect of stimulation on snoring is unknown. Methods: Upper [for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]