Drug-Induced Sleep Endoscopy in Children

Jun 10, 2019 by in OTOLARYNGOLOGY Comments Off on Drug-Induced Sleep Endoscopy in Children

1 Introduction Over the past decade there has been an evolution in the care for children with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Although adenotonsillectomy (T&A) has been regarded as typically successful…

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Uvulopalatopharyn­goplasty: Analysis of Failure

Jun 10, 2019 by in OTOLARYNGOLOGY Comments Off on Uvulopalatopharyn­goplasty: Analysis of Failure

1 Introduction Sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) encompasses a spectrum of conditions, including socially unacceptable snoring (SUS) and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS). Whereas SUS is mostly debilitating in social circumstances, OSAS…

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Management of the Epiglottis

Jun 10, 2019 by in OTOLARYNGOLOGY Comments Off on Management of the Epiglottis

This chapter reviews the role of the epiglottis in obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and surgical management of its obstructive capacity. Although it has been well recognized for years that multiple…

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