A valuable reference for practitioners interested in utilizing the latest operative strategies, this state-of-the-art text reviews current and emerging topics in the surgical management of sleep apnea and snoring-describing methods for patient evaluation, avoidance of complications, and postoperative care.
Table of Contents
Upper Airway Surgical Anatomy. Physiology of Sleep Disordered Breathing. Maintenance of wakefulness. Polysomnography. Home Sleeping Testing. Video Sleep Nasendoscopy. Special Diagnostic Studies in Sleep Apnea. Clinical Staging for Sleep Disordered Breathing: A Guide to Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prognosis. Continuous Positive Airway Pressure in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome. Non-Surgical Management: Oral Appliances. Patient Selection for Surgery. Anesthesia Management for Sleep Apnea Surgery. Nasal Surgery for Sleep Apnea Patients. Uculopalatogphary Ngoplasty. Surgery of the Palate and Oropharynx: Laser Assisted Techniques. Temperature-Controlled Radiofrequency Palatoplasty. Coblation Techniques for Sleep Disordered Breathing. Cautery-Assisted Palatal Stiffening Operation. Transplantal Advancement Pharyngoplasty. Injection Snoreplasty. Mandibular Skeletal Techniques in Sleep Disordered Breathing. Hypopharyngeal Suspension in Sleep-Disordered Breathing. Surgery of the Tongue. Radiofrequency Tissue Volume Reduction of the Tongue. Tracheotomy. Surgery for Pediatric Sleep Apnea. Surgery for the Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome. Electrical Stimulation for Sleep Disordered Breathing. Temperature-Controlled Radiogrequency Tonsil Reduction. Postoperative Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patients. Avoidance to Complications in Sleep Apnea Patients. Failure Analysis in Sleep Apnea Surgery. Ideal Procedures for Snoring.