Evaluation and Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea, An Issue of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics


  • Scott 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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Book information

  • Published: January 2010
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4377-1251-3