Long-term efficacy and side effects of upper airway stimulation – first results after 24 months of therapy

Joachim T. Maurer, Boris A. Stuck & Clemens F. Anders
Introduction: Respiration synchronised stimulation of the hypoglossal nerve during sleep offers a treatment option for patients with obstructive sleep apnea and CPAP non-adherence. So far there are no data regarding a 2 year treatment period. Methods: 2010 and 2011 we implanted the Inspire®[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]