Critical Appraisal and Meta-Analysis of Nasal Surgery for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

  title={Critical Appraisal and Meta-Analysis of Nasal Surgery for Obstructive Sleep Apnea},
  author={H. Li and P. Wang and Y. Chen and Li-Ang Lee and Tuan-Jen Fang and H. Lin},
  journal={American Journal of Rhinology & Allergy},
  pages={45 - 49}
  • H. Li, P. Wang, +3 authors H. Lin
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • American Journal of Rhinology & Allergy
  • Background Nasal surgery is commonly involved in surgical treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). The aim of this study was to investigate the outcomes of nasal surgery for OSA using evidence-based methodology. Methods The MedLine database (1999∼2009) was searched for original articles published in peer-reviewed journals concerning nasal surgery for snoring/sleep apnea. Data extracted from these articles were reviewed and analyzed using meta-analysis technology. Results Thirteen articles… CONTINUE READING
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