Drug-Induced Sleep Endoscopy for Upper Airway Evaluation in Obstructive Sleep Apnea
This study is designed to evaluate the role of drug-induced sleep endoscopy (DISE) in patients undergoing obstructive sleep apnea surgery at Keck Medical Center of USC. Our previous research has determined the reliability of DISE and compared DISE to other evaluation techniques. Our ongoing research examines how DISE can be used to improve outcomes in sleep apnea surgery.
Keywords: Sleep Apnea, Sleep Disorder
Keck Medical Center of USC 90089
- Men & Women
- All patients included in this study will have undergone DISE at Keck Medical Center of USC as part of their medical care.
- None. This study does not cover the costs of any routine medical care, such as surgery
- Men & Women; 18 years and older
- Men & Women; 17 years and younger
About This Study
The study collects data that is available in the care of patients at the Keck Medical Center of USC, a major sleep apnea surgery center. The research involves patients receiving treatment at this center and has included research conducted with other leading centers around the world.
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