Screening for obstructive sleep apnea in patients presenting for snoring surgery.

@article{Pradhan1996ScreeningFO,
  title={Screening for obstructive sleep apnea in patients presenting for snoring surgery.},
  author={Pushkar S. Pradhan and Richard E. Gliklich and John W. Winkelman},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={1996},
  volume={106 11},
  pages={1393-7}
}
Excessive mortality is associated with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Therefore it is important to diagnose OSA in patients presenting for snoring surgery. A prospective study was performed to develop screening models to detect OSA compared with universal polysomnography for sensitivity and cost. Multivariate analysis of 150 consecutive patients was based… CONTINUE READING