Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea / Edition 3

Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea / Edition 3

by Samuel A. Mickelson, B. Tucker Woodson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781740797

ISBN-13: 9780781740791

Pub. Date: 11/28/2002

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Completely updated, this volume is a practical, authoritative guide to the diagnosis and management of sleep-related breathing disorders. This Third Edition provides a more comprehensive treatment approach, focusing on surgical treatment but recognizing the growing importance of medical management of snoring/sleep disorders.

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Overview

Completely updated, this volume is a practical, authoritative guide to the diagnosis and management of sleep-related breathing disorders. This Third Edition provides a more comprehensive treatment approach, focusing on surgical treatment but recognizing the growing importance of medical management of snoring/sleep disorders.

Noted experts in the fields of otolaryngology, head and neck surgery, pulmonology, and sleep medicine examine the pathophysiology of these disorders, their clinical presentations in adults and children, the diagnostic workup, and the latest and most effective drugs, devices, oral appliances, and surgical procedures. An in-depth discussion of patient selection and treatment decisions is also included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781740791
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
11/28/2002
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
225
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.20(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Contributing Authors
Preface
Definitions, Abbreviations, and Acronyms
1Snoring: A General Overview with Historical Perspectives1
2Pathophysiology of Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Airway Dynamics19
3Cardiovascular, Pulmonary, and Neurological Consequences of Sleep-Disordered Breathing25
4Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Evaluation by History and Polysomnography39
5Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Evaluation by Physical Examination and Special Studies51
6Disorders of Excessive Sleepiness69
7Drugs, Devices, and Oral Appliances for Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea79
8Positive Airway Pressure for Obstructive Sleep Apnea95
9Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP)
9.1Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty: Techniques, Pitfalls, and Risk Management107
9.2Clinical Staging: A Guide to Patient Selection120
10Upper Pharyngeal Airway Surgery: Uvula and Palate
10.1How Much Palate to Resect129
10.2Cold Surgical Instrument Uvulectomy and Uvulopalatoplasty131
10.3Electrocautery for Uvulopalatoplasty136
10.4Cautery-Assisted Palatal Stiffening Operation139
10.5The Uvulopalatal Flap142
10.6Laser-Assisted Uvulopalatoplasty144
10.7Radiofrequency Ablation150
10.8Injection Snoreplasty156
10.9Transpalatal Advancement Pharyngoplasty160
11Lower Pharyngeal Airway Surgery
11.1Radiofrequency Tissue-Volume Reduction of the Tongue167
11.2Genioglossus Advancement171
11.3Hyoid Suspension/Advancement178
11.4Maxillomandibular Advancement182
11.5Transoral Midline Glossectomy and Lingualplasty189
11.6Tongue Base Reduction with Hyoepiglottoplasty for Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea194
12The Nose and Its Impact on Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea199
13Tracheostomy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea211
14Perioperative and Anesthesia Management in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Surgery223
15Obesity Management for Obstructive Sleep Apnea233
16Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children241
17Patient Selection and Treatment Decisions255
Index261

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