Surgical options for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea.

Abstract

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a prevalent condition characterized by repetitive airway obstruction during sleep with associated increased morbidity and mortality. Although CPAP is the preferred treatment, poor compliance is common. Patients intolerant of conventional OSA medical treatment may benefit from surgical therapy to alleviate pharyngeal… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.mcna.2010.02.001

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