F L Martinho
- Obese obstructive sleep apnea patients with tonsil hypertrophy submitted to tonsillectomyF L Martinho
Departamento de Otorrinolaringologia, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brasil
Braz J Med Biol Res 39:1137-42. 2006..This procedure could be eventually considered as an option of treatment for obese OSAHS patients with significant tonsil hypertrophy when continuous positive air pressure therapy is not possible as the first choice of treatment...
- Systematic head and neck physical examination as a predictor of obstructive sleep apnea in class III obese patientsF L Martinho
Departamento de Otorrinolaringologia e Cirurgia de Cabeça e Pescoço, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brasil
Braz J Med Biol Res 41:1093-7. 2008..A larger neck circumference and soft tissue abnormalities of the UA were markers for both the presence and severity of OSAS. Conversely, no abnormalities in the facial skeleton were associated with OSAS in patients with morbid obesity...
- A comparison of public and private obstructive sleep apnea clinicsA I Zonato
Disciplina de Medicina do Sono, Departamento de Psicobiologia, Instituto do Sono, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brasil
Braz J Med Biol Res 37:69-76. 2004..Private patients look for a diagnosis earlier in the course of the disease than public patients, adhere more to follow-up, and abandon continuous positive airway pressure treatment less than public patients do...