Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Brendon J. Yee*, Ronald R. Grunstein

*Corresponding author for this work

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationClinical Obesity in Adults and Children
EditorsPeter Kopelman, Ian Caterson, William Dietz
Place of PublicationHoboken, NJ
PublisherWiley-Blackwell, Wiley
Number of pages19
ISBN (Print)9781405182263
Publication statusPublished - 11 May 2010
Externally publishedYes


  • Consequences of sleep-disordered breathing
  • Diagnosis of sleep-disordered breathing
  • Epidemiology in the general community
  • Epidemiology in the obese population
  • Epidemiology: other risk factors for OSA
  • Familial, genetic and maxillofacial factors
  • Management of OSA with daytime respiratory failure (including OHS)
  • Obesity hypoventilation syndrome
  • Pathogenesis of OSA: the role of obesity
  • Symptoms and signs of sleep-disordered breathing
  • Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP) and other upper airway surgery

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