Identification of obstructive sleep apnea in patients who snore.

  title={Identification of obstructive sleep apnea in patients who snore.},
  author={Thomas A Tami and Heather J. Duncan and Maike Pfleger},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  volume={108 4 Pt 1},
As the field of sleep medicine has evolved, the clinical implications of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in snoring patients have become well accepted. Recent advances in surgical therapy for snoring allow otolaryngologists to offer simple outpatient treatment to patients with this problem. However, because the incidence of OSA in snorers seeking medical attention is unknown, the appropriate pretreatment evaluation of these patients is a subject of continued debate. Ninety-four snoring patients… CONTINUE READING

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