Sleep-disordered breathing and obstructive sleep apnea

Eliezer C. Kinberg, Lucia S. Olarte, Fred Y. Lin

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterpeer-review


This chapter reviews Sleep Disorders and their management in the Otolaryngology department. It reviews the definition of the Apnea Hypopnea Index and the interpretation of sleep study results. The chapter reviews anatomic findings that pre-dispose patients to the development of sleep apnea and provides a framework for management. Last, the chapter reviews the spectrum of sleep disorders and their medical and surgical management.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationENT Board Prep
Subtitle of host publicationHigh Yield Review for the Otolaryngology In-service and Board Exams
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages23
ISBN (Electronic)9783031260483
ISBN (Print)9783031260476
StatePublished - 12 Jul 2023


  • Central sleep apnea
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
  • Sleep apnea
  • Soft palate


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