Hypopharyngeal surgery in obstructive sleep apnea: practice patterns, perceptions, and attitudes.

@article{Kezirian2012HypopharyngealSI,
  title={Hypopharyngeal surgery in obstructive sleep apnea: practice patterns, perceptions, and attitudes.},
  author={Eric J Kezirian and Heather M Hussey and Scott E. Brietzke and Seth M Cohen and Greg Eldon Davis and Jennifer Joan Shin and Debra G Weinberger and Michael D. Cabana},
  journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={147 5},
  pages={964-71}
}
OBJECTIVE To characterize factors that surgeons perceive as affecting selection of procedures designed to treat hypopharyngeal obstruction in adults with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and to compare those factors among 2 groups of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) member surgeons. STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional online survey. SUBJECTS AND METHODS AAO-HNS members with a self-identified subspecialty interest either in sleep medicine or general otolaryngology… CONTINUE READING