New Medicare data has suggested that those with undiagnosed obstructive sleep apnea have higher annual health care costs than their counterparts, with this high economic burden accompanying already impacted function and quality of life.
The director of the Sleep Disorders Research Program at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine offered perspective on the currently available interventions for OSA, including the use of upper airway neurostimulation.

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