Category: Sleep

Putting the Issue of Obstructive Sleep Apnea to Bed

Person Sleeping

It is an exciting time to be an otolaryngologist in the world of obstructive sleep apnea.  Clinical care pathways are rapidly changing, multidisciplinary collaboration is on the rise, and new treatment options are in development. Consistently ranked as one of the best otolaryngology programs in the country, faculty in the Department of Otolaryngology at the University of Pittsburgh continues to be at the forefront of these exciting new advances. What is Obstructive Sleep Apnea? In its simplest form, obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA, is the collapse and blockage of the upper airway or breathing passage during sleep. OSA has many