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Nasal Surgery and OSAS

Nasal surgery is a beneficial modality for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).

Tonsillectomy and OSAs

In the adult population, tonsillectomy is the appropriate first line treatment in select patients (Epstein 2009, Evidence Based Clinical Guideline).

CPT for ENT: Zenker's Diverticulum

Zenker's Diverticulum is a pouch found above the cervical esophagus. It causes swallowing difficulties (Dysphagia), regurgitation, weight loss, and other symptoms.

Tongue Suspension

When behavioral, dietary, and non-invasive techniques fail, surgery plays a vital role in the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea, despite the fact that it may not completely eliminate or cure the syndrome.

Clinical Practice Guideline: Hoarseness (Dysphonia)

Leadership: Seth R. Schwartz, MD, MPH (Chair), Seth M. Cohen, MD, MPH (Assistant Chair), Seth H. Dailey, MD (Assistant Chair), Richard M. Rosenfeld, MD, MPH (Methodologist)

Clinical Practice Guideline: Tonsillectomy in Children

Leadership: Reginald Baugh, MD (Chair); Sanford Archer, MD (Assistant Chair); Ron Mitchell, MD (Assistant Chair); Richard M. Rosenfeld, MD, MPH (Methodologist)

Research Gaps - Improving Voice Outcomes After Thyroid Surgery

The Clinical Practice Guideline: Improving Voice Outcomes after Thyroid Surgery was based on the current body of evidence regarding voice outcomes during thyroid surgery.

Research Gaps-Tympanostomy Tubes in Children

The Clinical Practice Guideline: Tympanostomy Tubes in Children was based on the current body of evidence regarding tympanostomy tubes.

Research Gaps - Sleep Medicine

Click to view the research gaps identified in each of these clinical practice guidelines: Polysomnography for sleep-disordered breathing prior to tonsillectomy in children Tonsillectomy in children

Research Gaps - Polysomnography for Sleep Disordered Breathing Prior to Tonsillectomy in Children

Significant gaps in research remain regarding our knowledge about OSA and its management.

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