There is level 1 evidence that suggests UPPP surgery is an effective treatment for OSA in the appropriately selected patient.
Practice Focus » Sleep Medicine
Sleep-related health issues manifest in and affect the lives of males and females differently
African Americans with sleep apnea and insomnia are rarely diagnosed with either disorder, even when the severity is likely to affect their health
A new study shows a strong correlation between OSA and complications with previously implanted oral prosthetics
Most unanticipated admissions following ambulatory surgery in children are related to anesthesia, with otolaryngology procedures and obstructive sleep apnea among the most significant predictive factors for admission.
A study showed that tonsil size did not correlate with baseline OSA severity, even when adenoid hypertrophy was accounted for in the analysis
OSAS is associated with increased morbidity and mortality, as well as increased risk of poor sleep and low QOL