Sleep Apnea and Snoring: Surgical and Non-Surgical Therapy

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Michael Friedman, MD
Elsevier Health Sciences, Oct 30, 2008 - Medical - 472 pages
Finally, a multi-disciplinary approach that covers both the surgical and non-surgical interventions for sleep apnea and snoring. From the editor of Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology, this new reference will quickly become the standard in surgery for this key area within otolaryngology. ., Full-color line drawings illustrate key concepts and create a comprehensive way of learning surgical techniques.
  • Provides consistent, templated chapters and a contemporary, full-color format for quick, easy access to the most up-to-date surgical and non surgical interventions for sleep apnea and snoring.
  • Includes contributions from leaders in neurology, pulmonology, psychiatry, otolaryngology, and oral & maxillofacial surgery. to create a truly multi-disciplinary approach.
  • Covers new and innovative procedures including ZPP (Zeta palatopharyngoplasty), Transpalatal Advancement Pharyngoplasty and Minimally invasive submucosal glossectomy
  • Details when and why surgery is necessary, and how to perform a successful operation for snoring and sleep apnea.
 

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Contents

SECTION A INTRODUCTION
1
SECTION B DIAGNOSIS
3
SECTION C NONSURGICAL TREATMENT OF OSAHS
45
SECTION D SURGICAL TREATMENT OF OSAHS
80
SECTION E ANESTHESIA FOR OSAHS
88
SECTION F TREATMENT SELECTION
104
SECTION G NASAL SURGERY FOR THE TREATMENT OF OSAHS
120
SECTION H MINIMALLY INVASIVE PALATAL PROCEDURES
148
SECTION J MINIMALLY INVASIVE HYPOPHARYNGEAL PROCEDURES
233
SECTION K MULTILEVEL PHARYNGEAL SURGERY
268
SECTION L MAXILLOFACIAL SURGICAL TECHNIQUES
326
SECTION M TRACHEOSTOMY FOR OSAHS
343
SECTION N POSTOPERATIVE MANAGEMENT AND COMPLICATIONS
361
SECTION O PEDIATRIC OSAHS
398
Index
445
Copyright

SECTION I PALATAL SURGERY
176

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About the author (2008)

Michael Friedman is a former music business executive & artist manager who has landed record deals for many prominent artists. Under his own record label, Vibra Cobra Records, he has launched the careers of several rock bands. He lives in Los Angeles, California.

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