Table 5.18.6Other sleep study outcomes in randomized controlled trials of positional therapy vs. CPAP

Study
PMID
Baseline AHI (SD) [eligibility]Baseline ESS (SD)Duration (design)OutcomeInterventionsNo. AnalyzedBaseline (SD)Change (Final)Net Diff or Diff95% CIP BtwDropout, %Study Quality
Randerath 2004241
15124719
28 (6) [10–40]9.4 (4.7)8 wk (PL)Slow wave sleepTongue training3319.1 (13.6)6.811−1.3, 21.5 *NS8A
Sham training2423.5 (9.8)−4.2
REM sleepTongue training3311 (4.7)1.1−0.3−3.0, 2.2 NS
Sham training2412.9 (5.2)1.4
Arousal indexTongue training3323.7 (9.5)−0.7−1.9−6.9, 3.5 NS
Sham training2423 (9.8)1.2
*

Estimated from reported data

Estimated from reported data

Estimated from reported data

From: Appendix D, Summary Tables

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