This analysis highlights the need for close monitoring of patients with sleep apnea who become infected with COVID-19.
What Type of Sleep Study Is Best for My Patient? Comparing Home vs. Lab
Should Surgeons Routinely Inform Patients about Risks of Taste Dysfunction after Tongue Base Surgery for Sleep Apnea?
The incidence of alteration in taste sensation with coblation lingual tonsillectomy, TORS tongue-base reduction, and submucosal lingualplasty is sufficiently high to warrant warning patients.
FDA Approves Implanted Upper Airway Stimulation Device for Sleep Apnea
In May, the FDA approved a new surgical treatment option for use in patients with sleep apnea who do not respond well to traditional CPAP therapy.
SM14: Advances in Otolaryngology Improve Surgical Techniques, Treatment of Common Disorders
Guided therapeutics in head and neck surgery, upper airway stimulation for sleep apnea, and personalized therapy for sinusitis highlighted at the Triological Society’s Combined Sections Meeting in Miami Beach, Fla. in January
Otolaryngology Practice Parameter Update: Restless Legs Syndrome
Pediatric Tonsillectomies on the Rise
AAO-HNSF 2012: The Frontier of Sleep Breathing Disorders
Otolaryngologists discuss negative pressure redux, combination therapies and airflow-detecting technology in sleep breathing disorders
Sleep Apnea Associated with Hypertension in Young People
What is the association between sleep apnea and hypertension in younger patients? Background: Younger patients with sleep apnea have a higher cardiovascular mortality rate compared with their normal counterparts. Because […]
Literature Review: A Roundup of Important Recent Studies
Newer surgical procedures not necessarily better; primary frontal sinus endoscopic surgery relieves frontal sinus symptoms in most; success following surgery to correct obstructive sleep apnea dependent upon scoring measures; intranasal splint use after surgery increases patient pain, provides few offsetting benefits; new reprocessing guidelines for ent endoscopes stress high-level disinfection techniques; multicenter study shows feasibility and safety of transoral robotic surgery.