The role for drug-induced sleep endoscopy (DISE) in counseling candidates for HNS extends beyond excluding complete concentric collapse related to the velum.
Articles tagged with "Obstructive sleep apnea"
BRP and ESP procedure outcomes are comparable in the improvement of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) with palatal collapse, although further trials and long-term follow-up are needed.
What is the value of the oxygen desaturation index (ODI) as compared to the apnea-hypopnea index (AHI) in accurately diagnosing adult obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)?
Physicians must recognize that the validity and accuracy of the smartphone apps are unknown.
Screening for depression in patients with OSA would be worthwhile because there is a high rate of comorbidity, and both are intertwined in their pathophysiology and management.
Post-treatment improvements in visual analogue scale (VAS) scores, daytime sleepiness, and quality of life were observed after the Elevoplasty procedure.
In patients with high blood pressure resistant to treatment who also have obstructive sleep apnea, the more severe their OSA, the higher their blood pressure
Screening for depression in patients with OSA would be worthwhile because there is a high rate of comorbidity.
Multiple therapeutic options may be effective for treating mild pediatric OSA including observation, management with anti-inflammatory medications, and surgery.
New data show that air pollution may contribute to obstructive sleep apnea.