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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Heiser, Clemens; Thaler, Erica; Boon, Maurits; Soose, Ryan J; Woodson, B Tucker 
Title:
Updates of operative techniques for upper airway stimulation. 
Abstract:
Selective upper airway stimulation has been established as an additional treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Essential for the treatment is the precise placement of the cuff electrode for select branches of the hypoglossal nerve, which innervate the protrusors and stiffeners of the tongue. A direct approach to the distal hypoglossal nerve has been established to achieve this goal. For surgeons, detailed knowledge of this anatomy is vital. Another decisive step is the placement of the se...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Laryngoscope 
Year:
2016 
Journal volume:
126 Suppl 
Pages contribution:
S12-6 
Language:
eng 
Fulltext / DOI:
Print-ISSN:
0023-852X 
TUM Institution:
Hals-, Nasen-, Ohrenklinik und Poliklinik