Evaluation and Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea, An Issue of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics
Scott B. Boyd, DDS, PhD
An important review on obstructive sleep apnea for the oral and maxillofacial surgeon! Topics include epidemiology, pathophysiology and clinical features of obstructive sleep apnea; systematic evaluation of the OSA patient; upper airway imaging in the evaluation and surgical management of OSA; management of OSA by continuous positive airway pressure; oral appliances in the treatment of OSA; algorithms for surgical management of obstructive sleep apnea; surgery of the palate, tonsils and tongue; treatment of OSA by distraction osteogenesis; surgical management of OSA in the pediatric patient; anesthetic and postoperative management of the OSA patient, and much more!
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