Treatment of the obstructive sleep apnea syndrome.

  title={Treatment of the obstructive sleep apnea syndrome.},
  author={R V Wiggins and Wolfgang Schmidt-Nowara},
  journal={The Western journal of medicine},
  volume={147 5},
The obstructive sleep apnea syndrome is a disorder of sleep and breathing that is being recognized with increasing frequency. The pathophysiologic consequences range from mild sleepiness to life-threatening cardiovascular and respiratory decompensation. The primary forms of treatment are directed at modifying the upper airway with either an operation or… CONTINUE READING