Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is common respiratory disorder comes under sleep disordered breathing. The following symptoms of sleep apnea-snoring, choking or gasping during sleep, frequent sleep awakening, morning head ache, fatigue, tiredness and excessive obstructive sleep apnea are obese, short stature, hypothyroid, micorgnathia and retrognathia.

The diagnosis of confirmation is polysomnography that is sleep study

Treatment of obstructive sleep apnea is multidisciplinary that may involve weight reduction, correction of upper positive airway pressure (CPAP), lifestyle modifications and more

Complications of obstructive sleep apnea are uncontrolled hypertension, fluctuating sugar level, uncontrolled asthma, heart attack, cerebrovascular accident, road traffic accident, cancer and depressive psychosis.

Other Procedures

Polysomnography Bronchoscopy

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Thoracoscopy

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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Pleurocentesis

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Spirometry

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Intercostal drainage (ICD)-Tube thoracotomy

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