The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently sent a safety communication regarding the Class I recall of certain Philips Respironics CPAP and BiPAP masks.
Is Middle Ear Pressure Affected by Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Use?
Obstructive sleep apnea patients are likely to experience increased middle ear pressure from using a CPAP machine.
Shift in Diagnosis, Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea A Challenge for Otolaryngologists
Obstructive Sleep Apnea Options
Oral appliances may work better than CPAP for some patients
Gaps in the Knowledge Base Regarding Surgery for Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Experts agree that continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is the gold standard for management of obstructive sleep apnea.
Surgery for Obstructive Sleep Apnea: One Size Doesn’t Fit All
When it comes to performing surgery for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), there are a variety of procedures that can be done, but otolaryngologists sometimes have personal preferences, and preferences can affect everything from how diagnoses are made to the type of surgery performed, often with similar end results.
Temporary Trial May Improve Compliance with CPAP
Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is the standard first-line approach for moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea.
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