This talk by Professor Polkey covers the topic of sleeps in patients with sleep apnea and how treatment can improve this disorder.
PROFESSOR MICHAEL POLKEY BACKGROUND
Professor Michael Polkey is an academic and continues as a professor of respiratory medicine at Imperial College London.
He is invited as a professor in Qatar and Kuwait due to his expertise and knowledge in respiratory medicine and also acts in a clinical capacity in providing second opinions on patient diagnoses.
Professor Polkey specialises in many respiratory conditions, including: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), respiratory aspects of neurological disease, advanced lung disease which results in respiratory failure, sleep disordered breathing, emphysema, diaphragm disease.
In particular, he is an expert in the management of chronic respiratory failure, treating COPD, weaning patients from invasive mechanical ventilation and is highly considered for his expertise in neurological diseases as motor neurone disease (MND) known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and Lou Gehrig’s disease.