Stanford Sleep Surgery
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a disorder in which breathing is repeatedly interrupted or decreased during sleep when muscles in the throat and tongue fail to keep the airway open despite efforts to breathe, preventing air to flow into the lungs and causing oxygen starvation.
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New Hope With New Device For People With Sleep Apnea
A revolutionary device called “Inspire” is helping those who suffer from sleep apnea and are unable to use the traditional method for relief.
Precision Is Just What You Need For Sleep Apnea Treatment
OSA is the medical term for the excessive airway narrowing that occurs for some people during sleep leading to airflow impairment and by consequence decrease in blood oxygen levels and recurrent arousals.
Surgery Options Exist to Treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea
To answer the question if surgery really works for sleep apnea, we can say that if the goal is to decrease the cardiovascular risk, and improve the...
When is snoring worth worrying about? A Q&A with a Stanford sleep surgeon - Scope
I'm a sensitive sleeper when it comes to snoring. When I visit my dad, his snoring -- through walls and doors -- keeps me awake. …
Hypopharyngeal Approaches to Obstructive Sleep Apnea - Page 3 of 4 - ENTtoday
A panel covered the need for better ways to identify airway obstruction sites from radiofrequency to skeletal surgery