Nasal surgery is a beneficial modality for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).Nasal surgery can facilitate the treatment of OSA using CPAP(Continuous Positive Airway Pressure). Nasal resistance or obstruction is highly related to CPAP no
Adult patients with mild to severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) can be successfully treated with submucosal radiofrequency tongue base ablation.(Powell 1999 and refs below) The majority of studies demonstrating effectiveness of tongue base submucosa
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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.
Leadership: Peter S. Roland, MD (Chair)Guideline Development Group: Richard M. Rosenfeld, MD, MPH; Lee J. Brooks, MD; Norman R. Friedman, MD, DABSM; Jacqueline Jones, MD; Tae W. Kim, MD; Siobhan Kuhar, MD, PhD, DABSM; Ron B. Mitchell, MD; Michael D.