Special Issue "Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea"
A special issue of Healthcare (ISSN 2227-9032).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 June 2019).
Interests: evaluation and surgical treatment of sleep disordered breathing including obstructive sleep apnoea
This Special Issue will provide a comprehensive perspective on all aspects of obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) and other sleep disordered breathing. This includes the patho-physiology of OSA and how it is diagnosed. It will cover all aspects of treatment modality ranging from simple lifestyle changes and appliances to surgery. Surgical intervention will address soft tissue surgery and will include minimally invasive radiofrequency surgery, laser surgery, trans-oral robotic surgery and upper airway hypoglossal nerve stimulation as well as the more aggressive skeletal framework surgery. Recent advances in mandibular advancement devices and CPAP therapy will also be covered.
Prof. Bhik T. Kotecha
Manuscript Submission Information
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- Obstructive sleep apnoea
- Sleep studies
- Drug-induced sleep endoscopy
- Nasal CPAP
- Mandibular advancement devices
- Palatal surgery
- Multi-level surgery
- Trans-oral robotic surgery
- Hypoglossal nerve stimulation