A look at the satisfaction rates, recommendations, regrets, subjective taste disturbances, and individually reported side effects after a modified uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP) technique to treat obstructive sleep apnea.
Articles tagged with "OSA"
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
Multiple therapeutic options may be effective for treating mild pediatric OSA including observation, management with anti-inflammatory medications, and surgery.
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).
New data show that air pollution may contribute to obstructive sleep apnea.
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.
Obstructive sleep apnea patients are likely to experience increased middle ear pressure from using a CPAP machine.
PITA is a safe procedure that offers comparable disease control for children suffering from obstructive sleep apnea.
There is level 1 evidence that suggests UPPP surgery is an effective treatment for OSA in the appropriately selected patient.