Is surgery effective for reducing symptoms in adults with obstructive sleep apnea?

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Is surgery effective for reducing symptoms in adults with obstructive sleep apnea?

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Title: Is surgery effective for reducing symptoms in adults with obstructive sleep apnea?
Author: Smith, Peter C.
Keywords: surgical intervention
sleep disorder
non-surgical intervention
Date: 2001-01
Publisher: Family Physicians Inquiries Network
Abstract: Current evidence is insufficient to recommend surgery for symptom relief for patients with obstructive sleep apnea. More convincing evidence exists supporting the use of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) or dental appliances for reducing symptoms of sleep apnea.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10355/2802

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