Modalities of treatment for sleep disordered breathing

Authors

  • Win Tin Department of Surgical Based Department, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University Malaysia
  • Khin Maung Ohn Department of Surgical Based Department, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University Malaysia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/ajmbr.v2i3.30105

Keywords:

sleep disordered breathing, snoring, obstructicve sleep apnea, obstructive sleep apnea hypopnea syndrome

Abstract

Sleep disordered breathing is a spectrum of diseases that includes snoring, upperairway resistance syndrome and obstructive sleep apnea. It occurs more in obese males, resulting in hypertension and cardiac complications if untreated. There are various treatments, conservatively and surgically, starting from simple tonsillectomy to multi-level surgeries and multi discipline. Literature review was carried out on the pathophysiology, clinical presentation, complications, diagnosis and various treatments, using internet Google, search PubMed. Additional information was obtained by cross referencing, using text and journals in the medical libraries.

Asian J. Med. Biol. Res. September 2016, 2(3): 361-369

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Author Biography

Win Tin, Department of Surgical Based Department, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University Malaysia



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Published

2016-11-04

How to Cite

Tin, W., & Ohn, K. M. (2016). Modalities of treatment for sleep disordered breathing. Asian Journal of Medical and Biological Research, 2(3), 361–369. https://doi.org/10.3329/ajmbr.v2i3.30105

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