Comparison of three sedation regimens for drug-induced sleep endoscopy

Drug-induced sleep endoscopy (DISE) allows for direct airway observation in patients with obstructive sleep apnea. This study compared the safety profiles and efficacies of three regimens for DISE. Sixty-six patients were randomly assigned to receive propofol alone (n = 22), a propofol-remifentanil combination (n = 22), or a dexmedetomidine-remifentanil… (More)