Mary Talley Bowden

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OBJECTIVE To examine the efficacy of hyoid myotomy and suspension as a treatment of hypopharyngeal obstruction in obstructive sleep apnea. DESIGN Prospective, observational study. SETTING Academic medical center. PATIENTS Twenty-nine consecutive male patients with suspected hypopharyngeal obstruction INTERVENTIONS Patients underwent hyoid(More)
OBJECTIVE Informed consent is essential prior to functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS). The content of this discussion is often determined by each surgeon. Many doctors discuss all potential complications. This may provoke anxiety or deter from beneficial surgery. Our goal was to examine the process from the patient's perspective. Study design A list(More)
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