Observation of the mechanism of snoring using sleep nasendoscopy.


We have performed sleep nasendoscopy on 54 adult snorers in whom obstructive sleep apnoea had been excluded by an overnight sleep study. The purpose of the study was to identify the site or sites of noise production in each case. This was successfully achieved in 50 of the 54 and 70% showed palatal flutter snoring only. In a further 20%, palatal flutter… (More)


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