While guidelines help to determine when to order a sleep study, clinical judgment is vital
Articles tagged with "Obstructive sleep apnea"
Tonsillectomy can be considered for patients with mild OSA who have severe obstructing anatomy that is surgically correctible
A study showed that tonsil size did not correlate with baseline OSA severity, even when adenoid hypertrophy was accounted for in the analysis
MADs reduce AHI, increase oxygen saturation, and improve the main symptoms of mild to moderate OSAHS
Bariatric surgical weight loss consistently reduces the severity of AHI and associated symptoms
Airway, tongue, soft palate, and lateral wall volumes change significantly after OSA-TORS
Research suggests lingual tonsillectomy can help improve OSA in children