Use of Muller's maneuver in the evaluation of patients with sleep apnea--literature review.

@article{Soares2009UseOM,
  title={Use of Muller's maneuver in the evaluation of patients with sleep apnea--literature review.},
  author={Maria Claudia Mattos Soares and Ana Carolina Raposo Sallum and Michele Themis Moraes Gonçalves and Fernanda Louise Martinho Haddad and Lu{\'i}s Carlos Greg{\'o}rio},
  journal={Brazilian journal of otorhinolaryngology},
  year={2009},
  volume={75 3},
  pages={463-6}
}
UNLABELLED Sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome was described twenty years ago, and since then there have been doubts and controversies regarding it. Fiberoptic nasopharyngoscopy with Muller's maneuver, first described by Borowieck and Sassin (1983), is among them. AIM Careful literature review on Muller's maneuver, regarding whether it can predict the sucess of uvulopalatopharyngoplasty, location of upper airway obstruction and severity of the disorder. DISCUSSION AND LITERATURE REVIEW Literature… CONTINUE READING