TOPIC: A pill that keeps the upper airway open during sleep. Does it exist? Latest update on the pharmacological treatment of OSA
Friday December 14 2018, 07:45 - 09:15
Friday December 14 2018
CHAIR: DR. CLODAGH RYAN
UHN - Toronto General Hospital
SPEAKER:DR. LUIGI TARANTO Harvard UniversityBrigham and Women's Hospital,BostonTOPIC: A pill that keeps the upper airway open during sleep. Does it exist? Latest update on the pharmacological treatment of OSAObjectives:1.Rationale for the use of a combination of noradrenergic and antimuscarinic drugs to stimulate the upper airway muscles during sleep2.Effects of the drugs combination on OSA severity in unselected patients3.Effects of the drugs combination on the phenotypic traits and identification of a subgroup of responders
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