Obstructive sleep apnea surgery practice patterns in the United States: 2000 to 2006.

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OBJECTIVE To determine obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) surgical volume, types, costs, and trends. To explore whether specific patient and hospital characteristics are associated with the performance of isolated palate versus hypopharyngeal surgery and with costs. STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional study. SETTING Inpatient and outpatient medical facilities in… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.otohns.2010.05.009

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@article{Kezirian2010ObstructiveSA, title={Obstructive sleep apnea surgery practice patterns in the United States: 2000 to 2006.}, author={Eric James Kezirian and Judy H Maselli and Eric Vittinghoff and Andrew N. Goldberg and Andrew Auerbach}, journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery}, year={2010}, volume={143 3}, pages={441-7} }