Variations in obstructive level with increasing depth of sedation in DISE

This study highlights some of the controversies surrounding DISE (Drug Induced Sedation Endoscopy, or otherwise known as sleep nasendoscopy in the UK). On one hand it provides some evidence that the BIS (BiSpectral Index), recordings of patients while they are...

Surgery for hypopharyngeal obstruction causing OSA

Surgical treatments for OSA are evolving with improved diagnostic accuracy of the level(s) involved. Where the collapsing segment lies below the soft palate, a variety of surgical techniques to correct the affected segment(s) are emerging. This article concentrates on one...

The Impact of sleep endoscopy for paediatric obstructive sleep-disordered breathing

Paediatric obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is not always resolved or improved with adenotonsillectomy. Persistent or complex cases of paediatric OSA may be due to sites of obstruction in the airway other than the tonsils and adenoids. Investigation of paediatric obstructive...

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