Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Obstructive Sleep Apnea


This project examines the role of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in patients who are undergoing obstructive sleep apnea surgery at Keck Medical Center of USC. One part of the study will compare findings from MRI to those of drug-induced sleep endoscopy (DISE). Another will examine the association between MRI and surgical outcomes.

Keywords: Sleep Apnea, Sleep Disorder, Obstructive Sleep Disorder

Study Sites

Keck Medical Center of USC 90089

  • Men & Women
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18 and older

What's involved?

Study length
  • Varies

Number of visits
  • Varies

  • None

  • 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.

  • None

Medical cost coverage
  • This study does not cover the costs of any medical care, such as surgery. The MRI performed in this research study is not standard medical care, and these costs are covered by the study.

Why participate?

Medical advances are impossible without volunteers.


Must have

  • Must be scheduled for obstructive sleep apnea surgery at Keck Medical Center of USC.

Can't have

  • There are no exclusion criteria

Study Team

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