A case study involving the combination treatment of an oral appliance and auto-titrating CPAP unit

Sleep Breath. 2002 Sep;6(3):125-8. doi: 10.1007/s11325-002-0125-x.


Treating severe obstructive sleep apnea can be a challenge. In this case it necessitated combining treatments to obtain the desired result. Now that oral appliances are a viable treatment of obstructive sleep apnea, they can be combined with continuous positive airway pressure or surgery to give the physician and patient more options.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Combined Modality Therapy
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Orthodontic Appliances, Removable*
  • Positive-Pressure Respiration / methods*
  • Self Care*
  • Sleep Apnea, Obstructive / rehabilitation*