Practice parameters for the surgical modifications of the upper airway for obstructive sleep apnea in adults.

@article{Aurora2010PracticePF,
  title={Practice parameters for the surgical modifications of the upper airway for obstructive sleep apnea in adults.},
  author={Rashmi Nisha Aurora and Kenneth R. Casey and David A. Kristo and Sanford H. Auerbach and Sabin R. Bista and Susmita Chowdhuri and Anoop Karippot and Carin I. Lamm and Kannan Ramar and Rochelle S. Zak and Timothy I Morgenthaler},
  journal={Sleep},
  year={2010},
  volume={33 10},
  pages={1408-13}
}
BACKGROUND Practice parameters for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) in adults by surgical modification of the upper airway were first published in 1996 by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (formerly ASDA). The following practice parameters update the previous practice parameters. These recommendations were reviewed and approved by the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. METHODS A systematic review of the literature was performed, and the… CONTINUE READING