Does Nasal Surgery Improve OSA in Patients with Nasal Obstruction and OSA? A Meta-analysis.

@article{Ishii2015DoesNS,
  title={Does Nasal Surgery Improve OSA in Patients with Nasal Obstruction and OSA? A Meta-analysis.},
  author={Lisa Earnest Ishii and Chris Roxbury and Andres N Godoy and Stacey L Ishman and Masaru Ishii},
  journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={153 3},
  pages={326-33}
}
OBJECTIVE To perform a systematic review and meta-analysis to determine if isolated nasal surgery in patients with obstructive sleep apnea and nasal airway obstruction improves obstructive sleep apnea. DATA SOURCES Computerized searches were performed in PubMed, EMBASE, and the Cochrane Library through October 2014. Manual searches and subject matter expert input was also solicited. REVIEW METHODS A search protocol was defined a priori, and 2 independent investigators performed the data… CONTINUE READING