Explore the latest in obstructive sleep apnea, including advances in prosthetic, CPAP, and surgical treatments.
This secondary analysis of a randomized clinical trial used data from the Childhood Adenotonsillectomy Trial to explore the association between pediatric obstructive sleep apnea and dysphagia and compare the dysphagia outcomes in children who underwent adenotonsillectomy with those who did not undergo surgery.
This cohort study investigates the association of sleep architecture and obstructive sleep apnea measures with cognitive function among middle-aged to older adults in 5 cohorts.
This prospective diagnostic study assesses whether ultrasonography with backscattered imaging analysis of the tongue correlates with severity of obstructive sleep apnea in adults.
This randomized clinical trial examines the safety and effectiveness of targeted hypoglossal stimulation of the proximal hypoglossal nerve in patients with obstructive sleep apnea.
This review summarizes recent findings regarding the otolaryngologic concerns that affect individuals with Down syndrome and synthesizes recommendations for screening among this patient population.
This Patient Page describes the causes, symptoms, and treatments for snoring and obstructive sleep apnea.
A 50-year-old patient with epilepsy, hypertension, loud snoring, recent 50-lb weight gain, and abrupt awakenings with a feeling of breathlessness but no headaches or excessive daytime sleepiness presented with concerns. What would you do next?
This randomized clinical trial examines whether modified uvulopalatopharyngoplasty is more effective than tonsillectomy alone for treating adults with tonsillar hypertrophy and moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea.
This JAMA Patient Page summarizes the US Preventive Services Task Force’s recommendations on screening for, and treatment of, obstructive sleep apnea in adults.
This 2022 Recommendation Statement from the US Preventive Services Task Force concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for OSA in the general adult population (I statement).
This systematic review to support the 2022 US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement on screening for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in adults summarizes published evidence on the benefits and harms of screening for OSA in asymptomatic adults and use of positive airway pressure and mandibular advancement devices for treatment of OSA.
This case-control study assesses the association between baseline apnea-predominant or hypopnea-predominant obstructive sleep apnea on polysomnography and quality of life outcomes in children managed by watchful waiting with supportive care or adenotonsillectomy.
This systematic review and meta-analysis examines 26 studies to evaluate how sleep surgery affects proinflammatory marker levels in adults with obstructive sleep apnea.
This narrative review examines the results of secondary analyses of the Childhood Adenotonsillectomy Trial.
This follow-up of a randomized clinical trial evaluates long-term weight loss and remission of obesity-related conditions 10 years after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy and laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.
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