The management of obstructive sleep apnea in adults.

  title={The management of obstructive sleep apnea in adults.},
  author={George Katsantonis},
  journal={Missouri medicine},
  volume={105 3},
Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is characterized by recurrent, complete or partial airway closure during sleep. It is a potentially hazardous condition and appropriate treatment should be strongly advised to all OSA patients. The primary mode of OSA management is Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (C-Pap). Asignificant number of OSA patients can be also managed successfully with surgery by a variety of newer surgical techniques which emphasize a more physiologic and less morbid surgical approach… CONTINUE READING