Genioglossus advancement and hyoid myotomy under local anesthesia.

@article{Neruntarat2003GenioglossusAA,
  title={Genioglossus advancement and hyoid myotomy under local anesthesia.},
  author={Chairat Neruntarat},
  journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery},
  year={2003},
  volume={129 1},
  pages={85-91}
}
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… CONTINUE READING