Assoc. Prof. Mario Milkov, Head of the Department of Dental Materials Science and Propedeutics of Prosthetic Dental Medicine at the Faculty of Dental Medicine, presented MU - Varna at the third International Conference on Neuropsychiatry and Sleep Medicine in Philadelphia, USA, where specialists from Stanford, Essex, Oxford and Penn took part. He presented his work entitled Diagnostic Challenges of Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Common Comorbidity in Adulthood.
At the invitation of Prof. Eugene Myers, one of the doyens of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery in the USA, and a member of the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Assoc. Prof. Milkov carried out a specialization at UPMC's Sleep Medicine Centre in Pittsburgh, USA. Here he got acquainted with the innovations in diagnostics, conservative and operative treatment of obstructive sleep apnea, and one of the most recent methods used in patients with obstructive sleep apnea - an operation for implantation of a specific nerve stimulator.