Evaluation and Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea, An Issue of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery ClinicsBy
- 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!
The Clinics: Dentistry
Published: January 2010