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

Study Sites

Keck Medical Center of USC 90089

  • Men & Women
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What's involved?

Study length
  • Varies

Number of visits
  • Varies

  • None

  • All patients included in this study will have undergone DISE at Keck Medical Center of USC as part of their medical care.

  • None

Medical cost coverage
  • None. This study does not cover the costs of any routine medical care, such as surgery

Why participate?

Medical advances are impossible without volunteers.


Must have

  • Men & Women; 18 years and older

Can't have

  • 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.

Study Team

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