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Outcomes of hyoid suspension for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea.

Authors
  • Bowden, Mary Talley
  • Kezirian, Eric J
  • Utley, David
  • Goode, Richard L
Type
Published Article
Journal
Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery
Publication Date
May 01, 2005
Volume
131
Issue
5
Pages
440–445
Identifiers
PMID: 15897424
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Hyoid suspension does not provide results equivalent to those reported for genioglossus advancement or multisession tongue radiofrequency. Hyoid suspension alone is not an efficacious treatment for hypopharyngeal airway obstruction in most patients with obstructive sleep apnea.

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