Obstructive sleep apnea - A review

S. M. Sharma, Saurabh Gohil
2015 Journal of Health and Allied Sciences NU  
AbstractSleep related problems affect large group of people of all ages around world. One of the most common disorders is Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) characterized by repetitive, complete or partial collapse of upper airway during sleep. Due to complexity of disease and associated medical conditions, a broad spectrum of clinicians play important roles in treatment of OSA. Evaluation of OSA is best performed using a multidisciplinary team approach.This article aims to reviewthe exhaustive
more » ... nt literature for relevant information regarding terminology, pathophysiology, prevalenceand treatment including conservative and surgical.
doi:10.1055/s-0040-1703920 fatcat:qg2pbjyrlvh6feavkhqjndjqkq