Upper airway stimulation (UAS) is successful in treating obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) showing improved outcomes, length of stay, and readmission compared to transoral robotic surgery (TORS).
Literature Reviews » Sleep Medicine
A look at how the effects of midazolam, propofol, and dexmedetomidine compare on drug-induced sleep endoscopy (DISE) findings.
Upper airway stimulation resulted in significant and profound improvement for all groups.
Upper airway surgery achieves a clinically significant decrease in systolic blood pressure and diastolic blood pressure in patients with obstructive sleep apnea.
The healthcare burden of administering sleep studies is substantial, although the annual cost is declining.
The presence of nasal problems does not predict the need for an oronasal mask
Children with small tonsils may not experience the same benefit and may have other sources of obstruction contributing to their OSA
Cine MRI and DISE documented single and multiple sites of UAO in children with persistent OSA after AT
TORS BOT reduction decreases AHI and symptoms of sleepiness in adult patients with OSA
Selective nerve monitoring is able to identify the protruding and stiffening fibers of the hypoglossal nerve