What is required perioperatively to ensure a safe airway during surgery for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)?

Updated: Sep 15, 2020
  • Author: Himanshu Wickramasinghe, MD, MBBS; Chief Editor: Zab Mosenifar, MD, FACP, FCCP  more...
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In some patients, tracheostomy or CPAP therapy is required in the perioperative period to ensure a safe airway.


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