Supraglottoplasty for laryngomalacia with obstructive sleep apnea.

  title={Supraglottoplasty for laryngomalacia with obstructive sleep apnea.},
  author={Mark E Zafereo and Rodney J Taylor and Kevin D Pereira},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  volume={118 10},
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS To determine if supraglottoplasty (SGP) is effective in reversing abnormal respiratory parameters in children with laryngomalacia and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). STUDY DESIGN Retrospective case series at a tertiary referral children's hospital. METHODS Ten patients with laryngomalacia and OSA as documented by polysomnography underwent SGP between 2005 and 2007. Data collected included age, findings on flexible and rigid endoscopy, type of procedure performed, and… CONTINUE READING