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Chest implant for sleep apnoea, illustration

Chest implant for sleep apnoea, illustration

C037/6169

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3780 x 2362 pixels

32.0 x 20.1 cm ⏐ 12.6 x 7.9 in (300dpi)

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NICOLLE R. FULLER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY NICOLLE R. FULLER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption

Illustration of a pacemaker-like device implanted in the chest of a man with obstructive sleep apnoea. Sleep apnoea is a respiratory illness that leads to a patient's airways becoming restricted during sleep. It results in interrupted breathing that frequently wakes the patient. The implant monitors the patient's breathing and when needed stimulates the hypoglossal nerve (green), which gives tone to the muscles of the tongue and airway, opening them.

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