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INTRODUCTION Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome has multifactorial causes. Although indications for surgery are evaluated by well-known diagnostic tests in the awake state, these do not always correlate with satisfactory surgical results. OBJECTIVE To undertake a systematic review on endoscopy during sleep, as one element of the diagnosis routine, aiming to(More)
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is characterized by recurrent episodes of partial or complete collapse of the pharynx that result in a decrease in oxyhemoglobin saturation. Nasofibrolaryngoscopy under induced sleep is a promising alternative for identifying sites of upper airway obstruction in patients with OSA. This study aimed to compare the obstruction(More)
classification [3]. BIS has been shown to be a relevant parameter in the orientation of the depth of sedation with propofol by target controlled infusion technique, avoiding deep sedations and severe desaturations. The mean of lowest oxygen saturation values was higher in DISE (85%) than in PSG (78%). The 2014 European position paper [4] in relation with(More)
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