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2022 Oct 20

Am J Otolaryngol



Upper airway multilevel radiofrequency under local anesthesia can improve CPAP adherence for severe OSA patients.


Emara TA, Ibrahim HA, Elmalt AE, Dahy KG, Rashwan MS
Am J Otolaryngol. 2022 Oct 20; 44(1):103671.
PMID: 36283162.


To evaluate the effect of upper airway radiofrequency (RF) tissue reduction under local anesthesia (LA) in severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) patients using continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) in order to improve their compliance and adherence.