Chairat Neruntarat

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OBJECTIVE To compare the short-term and long-term results in patients undergoing radiofrequency (RF) for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). STUDY DESIGN Case series and planned data collection. SETTING Tertiary referral center. SUBJECTS AND METHODS A study was undertaken on 72 OSA patients with palatal and tongue base obstruction based on radiography and(More)
Successful results of palatal implants in the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) have been reported in the short term; however, there are limited data in the long-term results. The aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term results and to determine factors that predicted the responders in patients undergoing palatal implants in the treatment of(More)
OBJECTIVE To study long-term results in patients undergoing uvulopalatal flap (UPF) for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). DESIGN Prospective, clinical trial at tertiary referral center. MATERIAL AND METHODS A study was undertaken on 83 OSA patients with palatal obstruction based on radiography and physical findings. UPF was conducted to increase the airway(More)
Successful results of genioglossus advancement and hyoid myotomy with suspension (GAHM) in the treatment of obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) have been reported. However, there have been few studies of long-term results. Forty-six patients with hypopharyngeal obstruction underwent GAHM. Patients had a mean age of 40.1 +/- 4.2 years and a mean body mass index(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of snoring in Thai, pregnant women. MATERIAL AND METHOD This study was carried out from April 2008 through August 2008 at the antenatal clinic, HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Medical Center Nakorn Nayok province. Two hundred and thirty-eight pregnant women were enrolled. All subjects answered the Berlin(More)
  • C Neruntarat
  • Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official…
  • 2001
OBJECTIVE Snoring causes many problems for both snorers and family members. Significant improvement has been reported in subjective measures of snoring after laser-assisted uvulopalatoplasty (LAUP). However, there were few studies of the long-term results of LAUP from a large number of patients. The purpose of this study was to compare the short-term versus(More)
OBJECTIVE Snoring is now seen as one end of a spectrum of sleep-related breathing disorders, and in its extreme form, snoring can cause obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. Since the introduction of uvulopalatopharyngoplasty, many other procedures have been introduced to alleviate palatal abnormalities seen in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. A(More)
OBJECTIVE Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) is a common chronic illness that results in significant morbidity in many patients. Upper airway obstruction of OSAS patients occurring during sleep can appear at multiple sites, including the hypopharynx. Successful results of genioglossus advancement and hyoid myotomy with suspension (GAHM) in the(More)
Upper airway obstruction of patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) occurring during sleep can appear at multiple sites. Successful results of hyoid myotomy with suspension (HM) in the treatment of hypopharyngeal obstruction performed under general anesthesia have been reported. However, many OSAS patients have difficulty at the induction of(More)
Many studies have been conducted to find the prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in Western countries. Limited data have been demonstrated in Asian countries; however, no such data have been reported in Thailand. The purpose of this study was to examine the prevalence of OSA and their related factors in Thai adults. This study was performed in a(More)