J T Maurer

Summary

Affiliation: University of Heidelberg
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Update on surgical treatments for sleep apnea
    Joachim T Maurer
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Sleep Disorders Centre, University Medicine Mannheim, Medical Faculty Mannheim of the Ruprecht Karls University Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
    Swiss Med Wkly 139:624-9. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Palatal implants for primary snoring: short-term results of a new minimally invasive surgical technique
    Joachim T Maurer
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Sleep Disorders Center, University Hospital Mannheim, Germany
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 132:125-31. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint A mandibular advancement device for the ENT office to treat obstructive sleep apnea
    Joachim T Maurer
    Sleep Disorders Center, Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 136:231-5. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Long-term results of palatal implants for primary snoring
    Joachim T Maurer
    Sleep Disorders Center, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Mannheim, Germany
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 133:573-8. 2005
  5. doi request reprint [Update on upper airway evaluation in obstructive sleep apnea]
    J T Maurer
    Schlafmedizinisches Zentrum, Universitäts Hals Nasen Ohren Klinik Mannheim, Medizinische Fakultät Mannheim der Ruprecht Karls Universität Heidelberg, 68135 Mannheim, Deutschland
    HNO 56:1089-97. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint [Combined surgical and prosthetic therapy of severe obstructive sleep apnea--a case report]
    J T Maurer
    Universitätsklinik für Hals, Nasen und Ohrenheilkunde, Mannheim
    Laryngorhinootologie 80:278-81. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint [Treatment of obstructive sleep apnea with a new vest preventing the supine position]
    J T Maurer
    Schlafmedizinisches Zentrum, Universitätsklinik für Hals, Nasen und Ohrenheilkunde, Mannheim
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 128:71-5. 2003
  8. doi request reprint Palatal implants in the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea: a randomised, placebo-controlled single-centre trial
    J T Maurer
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Sleep Disorders Centre, University Hospital Mannheim, 68135 Mannheim, Germany
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 269:1851-6. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Combined radiofrequency assisted uvulopalatoplasty in the treatment of snoring
    Alexander Baisch
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Mannheim, 68135, Mannheim, Germany
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 266:125-30. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint [Modified hyoid suspension for therapy of sleep related breathing disorders. operative technique and complications]
    K Hormann
    Universitäts HNO Klinik, Mannheim, Germany
    Laryngorhinootologie 80:517-21. 2001

Detail Information

Publications48

  1. doi request reprint Update on surgical treatments for sleep apnea
    Joachim T Maurer
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Sleep Disorders Centre, University Medicine Mannheim, Medical Faculty Mannheim of the Ruprecht Karls University Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
    Swiss Med Wkly 139:624-9. 2009
    ..Combined surgery of the multi-level is reserved for secondary treatment after CPAP failure. Only tonsillectomy and maxillomandibular advancement are successful enough to be considered a first-line treatment in certain patients...
  2. ncbi request reprint Palatal implants for primary snoring: short-term results of a new minimally invasive surgical technique
    Joachim T Maurer
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Sleep Disorders Center, University Hospital Mannheim, Germany
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 132:125-31. 2005
    ..To determine the safety and efficacy of a new soft palate implant procedure for the reduction of snoring...
  3. ncbi request reprint A mandibular advancement device for the ENT office to treat obstructive sleep apnea
    Joachim T Maurer
    Sleep Disorders Center, Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 136:231-5. 2007
    ..To prospectively evaluate the efficacy of the mandibular advancement device (MAD) Somnoguard in the treatment of OSA patients...
  4. ncbi request reprint Long-term results of palatal implants for primary snoring
    Joachim T Maurer
    Sleep Disorders Center, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Mannheim, Germany
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 133:573-8. 2005
    ..To determine the safety and efficacy of the Pillar Palatal Implant System over a 1-year follow-up period...
  5. doi request reprint [Update on upper airway evaluation in obstructive sleep apnea]
    J T Maurer
    Schlafmedizinisches Zentrum, Universitäts Hals Nasen Ohren Klinik Mannheim, Medizinische Fakultät Mannheim der Ruprecht Karls Universität Heidelberg, 68135 Mannheim, Deutschland
    HNO 56:1089-97. 2008
    ..The impact of sophisticated upper airway evaluation remains limited compared with standard clinical assessment. Further research is needed to develop valuable tools for the diagnostic workup of patients with OSA...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Combined surgical and prosthetic therapy of severe obstructive sleep apnea--a case report]
    J T Maurer
    Universitätsklinik für Hals, Nasen und Ohrenheilkunde, Mannheim
    Laryngorhinootologie 80:278-81. 2001
    ..However, the patient discontinued using the oral device as he did not feel any additional benefit when using it. The combination of UPPP and mandibular advancement device can resolve a severe OSAS...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Treatment of obstructive sleep apnea with a new vest preventing the supine position]
    J T Maurer
    Schlafmedizinisches Zentrum, Universitätsklinik für Hals, Nasen und Ohrenheilkunde, Mannheim
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 128:71-5. 2003
    ..It was the aim of this study to test the efficacy of a recently patented commercially available supine position preventing vest...
  8. doi request reprint Palatal implants in the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea: a randomised, placebo-controlled single-centre trial
    J T Maurer
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Sleep Disorders Centre, University Hospital Mannheim, 68135 Mannheim, Germany
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 269:1851-6. 2012
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Combined radiofrequency assisted uvulopalatoplasty in the treatment of snoring
    Alexander Baisch
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Mannheim, 68135, Mannheim, Germany
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 266:125-30. 2009
    ..8 at day 7 after the second session. Painkillers were administered for a mean of 2.0 +/- 2.5 days. Complications did not occur. Combined radiofrequency assisted uvulopalatoplasty (RF-UPP) is highly effective in the treatment of snoring...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Modified hyoid suspension for therapy of sleep related breathing disorders. operative technique and complications]
    K Hormann
    Universitäts HNO Klinik, Mannheim, Germany
    Laryngorhinootologie 80:517-21. 2001
    ..Thus modern surgical concepts address both anatomical areas. Minimal invasive surgical techniques treating the soft palate have recently been developed while there is still an ongoing development concerning the base of tongue...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Sk2 guidelines"diagnosis and therapy of snoring in adults" : compiled by the sleep medicine working group of the German Society of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery]
    B A Stuck
    Universitäts HNO Klinik, Universitatsmedizin Mannheim, Theodor Kutzer Ufer 1 3, 68167, Mannheim, Deutschland
    HNO 61:944-57. 2013
    ..At an appropriate interval after the commencement or completion a therapeutic measure, a follow-up examination should be conducted to assess the success of the therapy and to aid in the planning of any further treatments. ..
  12. ncbi request reprint Multilevel surgery for obstructive sleep apnea: short-term results
    Thomas Verse
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 134:571-7. 2006
    ..To determine the efficacy of a new multilevel surgical protocol for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)...
  13. ncbi request reprint [Submental transcutaneous electrical stimulation for obstructive sleep apnea]
    T Verse
    Universitäts Hals Nasen Ohren Klinik Mannheim, Mannheim
    HNO 51:966-70. 2003
    ..Modern strategies consist of electrical muscle training for a number of weeks during wakefulness rather than stimulation during sleep...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Snoring/sleep apnea--surgically curable]
    K Hormann
    Universitäts HNO Klinik Mannheim, 68135 Mannheim, Germany
    HNO 52:807-13. 2004
    ..Preliminary results suggested the hyoid suspension as one part of the multi-level surgery concept to be of high effectiveness. Therefore this study investigated the outcome of the hyoid suspension and compared it with the CPAP therapy...
  15. ncbi request reprint Combined radiofrequency surgery of the tongue base and soft palate in obstructive sleep apnoea
    Boris A Stuck
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Sleep Disorders Center, University Hospital Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
    Acta Otolaryngol 124:827-32. 2004
    ..To investigate the safety and efficacy of combined temperature-controlled radiofrequency volumetric tissue reduction of the tongue base and soft palate in obstructive sleep apnoea...
  16. ncbi request reprint Soft palate implants: a new option for treating habitual snoring
    Thomas S Kühnel
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Regensburg, Franz Josef Strauss Allee 11, 93042 Regensburg, Germany
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 262:277-80. 2005
    ..This data has demonstrated the procedure as a minimally invasive, relatively painless, simple procedure that has been shown to be safe and effective...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Subjective outcome after multi-level surgery in sleep-disordered breathing]
    A Baisch
    Universitäts HNO Klinik Mannheim
    HNO 53:863-8. 2005
    ..This study was aimed at evaluating the discomforts and side-effects of this surgical concept...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Tonsillotomy with the argon-supported monopolar needle--first clinical results]
    K Huber
    Universitäts HNO Klinik Mannheim
    Laryngorhinootologie 84:671-5. 2005
    ..For the first time we used a monopolar argon-supported needle for tonsillotomy in the following study...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Finding the appropriate therapy with the help of sleep endoscopy]
    A Baisch
    Universitäts HNO Klinik, Mannheim
    Laryngorhinootologie 84:833-7. 2005
    ..To what extend the sleep video endoscopy becomes a standardized procedure in sleep labs warrants further investigations...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Use of a screening device for sleep apnea in clinical practice]
    A Baisch
    Universitäts HNO Klinik Mannheim, Theodor Kutzer Ufer, 68135, Mannheim
    HNO 55:90-2. 2007
    ..Therefore, this study evaluated the use of the microMESAM screening device (known up to December 2005 as the "ApneaLink") in 61 patients in whom SRBD was suspected. The device proved reliable and practical in application...
  21. ncbi request reprint [Diagnosis and therapy of primary snoring]
    K Hormann
    Universitäts HNO Klinik, Mannheim
    Laryngorhinootologie 79:180-9. 2000
    ..In this article, the pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of primary snoring will be discussed...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Excessive weight loss caused by dysphagia in superior laryngeal nerve neuralgia--a case report]
    B A Stuck
    Universitäts HNO Klinik Mannheim
    Laryngorhinootologie 79:548-50. 2000
    ..Even if the symptoms are unusual or not typical for superior laryngeal nerve neuralgia, the condition should be considered as a possible diagnosis if there are no other pathological findings...
  23. ncbi request reprint [Sleep-associated respiratory disorders in childhood]
    K Hirth
    Universitäts HNO Klinik, Mannheim
    HNO 49:270-5. 2001
    ..In this article, we summarize and discuss what is known so far about sleep-related breathing disorders in children, focussing on the OSAS as the most important diagnosis for the ENT specialist...
  24. ncbi request reprint [Magnetic resonance imaging in the evaluation of temperature-controlled radiofrequency volumetric tissue reduction]
    B A Stuck
    Universitäts HNO Klinik Mannheim
    HNO 51:717-20. 2003
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate whether magnetic resonance imaging could be used in the evaluation of the in vivo effects of radiofrequency surgery at the base of the tongue...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Tongue base reduction with radiofrequency energy in sleep apnea]
    B A Stuck
    Universitäts Hals Nasen Ohrenklinik, Klinikum Mannheim, 68135 Mannheim
    HNO 49:530-7. 2001
    ..Tongue base reduction with temperature-controlled radiofrequency for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome is a minimally invasive technique. Repeated application leads to a progressive shrinking of the tissue...
  26. ncbi request reprint Volumetric tissue reduction in radiofrequency surgery of the tongue base
    Boris A Stuck
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Mannheim, Germany
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 132:132-5. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the changes in upper airway anatomy induced by radiofrequency surgery with MRI...
  27. ncbi request reprint Tongue base reduction with temperature-controlled radiofrequency volumetric tissue reduction for treatment of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    Boris A Stuck
    Sleep Disorders Center, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Mannheim, Germany
    Acta Otolaryngol 122:531-6. 2002
    ..We believe that this technique may improve patient acceptance and have beneficial cost implications...
  28. ncbi request reprint Arousal responses to olfactory or trigeminal stimulation during sleep
    Boris A Stuck
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Mannheim, Germany
    Sleep 30:506-10. 2007
    ..Specifically, the central processing of olfactory information shows fundamental differences compared to other sensory systems...
  29. ncbi request reprint Airway evaluation in obstructive sleep apnea
    Boris A Stuck
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Sleep Disorders Center, University Hospital Mannheim, 68135 Mannheim, Germany
    Sleep Med Rev 12:411-36. 2008
    ..So far, there is only very limited evidence that selected techniques improve treatment outcome for selected indications. In general, there is not enough evidence that these techniques are superior to the routine clinical assessment...
  30. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the upper airway with standardized magnetic resonance imaging
    Boris A Stuck
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Mannheim, Germany
    Laryngoscope 112:552-8. 2002
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Effect of nasal surgery on sleep-related breathing disorders
    Thomas Verse
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Section for Rhinology and Rhonchopathies, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    Laryngoscope 112:64-8. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of only nasal surgery 1) in a group of patients with obstructive sleep apnea and 2) in simple snorers...
  32. ncbi request reprint Soft palate implants as a minimally invasive treatment for mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea
    Ulrich Reinhart Goessler
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Mannheim, Theodor Kutzer Ufer, D 68135 Mannheim, Germany
    Acta Otolaryngol 127:527-31. 2007
    ..The palatal implant method originally designed to reduce snoring can significantly reduce the apnea-hypopnea index (AHI) in some patients with mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in a single office-based procedure...
  33. ncbi request reprint Complications of temperature-controlled radiofrequency volumetric tissue reduction for sleep-disordered breathing
    Boris A Stuck
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
    Acta Otolaryngol 123:532-5. 2003
    ..Complications seem to be rare, but the scope of previous studies was often limited by the small number of patients included. The aim of this study was to evaluate postoperative complications in a large series of patients...
  34. ncbi request reprint Radiofrequency surgery of the soft palate in the treatment of snoring. A placebo-controlled trial
    Boris A Stuck
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
    Sleep 28:847-50. 2005
    ..Recent publications have demonstrated a reduction in snoring with radiofrequency (RF) surgery of the soft palate. Yet so far, all published data has been based on non-controlled trials...
  35. ncbi request reprint Radiofrequency surgery of the soft palate in the treatment of snoring: a review of the literature
    Boris A Stuck
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
    Sleep 27:551-5. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to give an overview of the current literature and to quantify the results in terms of a meta-analysis of treatment efficacy...
  36. ncbi request reprint Novel approaches to primary snoring
    Boris A Stuck
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital, Mannheim
    Otolaryngol Pol 58:217-25. 2004
    ..Temperature controlled radiofrequency tissue ablation offers much potential in the treatment of primary snoring. Furthermore, a system is currently being developed which is supposed to stabilise the soft palate with the help of implants...
  37. ncbi request reprint Anatomic changes after hyoid suspension for obstructive sleep apnea: an MRI study
    Boris A Stuck
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Mannheim, Germany
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 133:397-402. 2005
    ..To assess the effects of isolated hyoid suspension on subjective and objective parameters of obstructive sleep apnea and to evaluate changes in upper airway anatomy with the help of standardized magnetic resonance imaging...
  38. ncbi request reprint Recent developments in the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea
    Thomas Verse
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
    Am J Respir Med 2:157-68. 2003
    ..Taking all these developments into account, CPAP therapy remains the gold standard for treatment of patients with OSA; yet the low long-term compliance rates of 60-70% have to be regarded as a major challenge warranting further effort...
  39. ncbi request reprint Lesion formation in radiofrequency surgery of the tongue base
    Boris A Stuck
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Mannheim, Germany
    Laryngoscope 113:1572-6. 2003
    ..But despite its widespread use, little is yet known about in vivo effects in humans. Such knowledge would be essential for evidence-based criteria in the selection of energy application...
  40. ncbi request reprint Chemosensory event-related potentials during sleep--a pilot study
    Boris A Stuck
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Mannheim, Germany
    Neurosci Lett 406:222-6. 2006
    ..These results indicate that both trigeminal and olfactory ERPs can be recorded during sleep suggesting that chemosensory stimuli are processed on a cortical level during sleep...
  41. ncbi request reprint Radiofrequency surgery of the tongue base in the treatment of snoring--a pilot study
    Sandra Welt
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Mannheim, 68135, Mannheim, Germany
    Sleep Breath 11:39-43. 2007
    ..With regard to the clearly beneficial effect seen in patients with obstructive sleep apnea, this result indicates different pathophysiological principles in the generation of snoring...
  42. doi request reprint [Randomized controlled trials in the surgical treatment of obstructive sleep apnea]
    J U Sommer
    Universitäts HNO Klinik Mannheim, Universitatsmedizin Mannheim, 68135, Mannheim, Deutschland
    HNO 60:294-9. 2012
    ..The studies presented in this review demonstrate that high-quality trials regarding surgical treatment of obstructive sleep apnea are feasible and can lead to recommendations with high evidence levels...
  43. doi request reprint Chemosensory induced arousals during sleep in premenopausal women
    Kathrin Grupp
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Mannheim, Theodor Kutzer Ufer 1 3, 68135 Mannheim, Germany
    Neurosci Lett 444:22-6. 2008
    ..The present data shows for the first time that arousals are not present during REM sleep in response to selective olfactory stimuli. However, such changes are easily evoked by irritants activating the trigeminal nerve...
  44. doi request reprint [Endoscopy in sleep medicine]
    J T Maurer
    Schlafmedizinisches Zentrum, Universitäts Hals Nasen Ohren Klinik Mannheim, Medizinische Fakultät Mannheim der Ruprecht Karls Universität Heidelberg, 68135, Mannheim, Deutschland
    HNO 58:341-7. 2010
    ..However, it remains unclear to what extent the success rate of surgery can be improved by ViSe. Further research into these approaches is needed in order to become valuable tools in the diagnostic work-up of patients with sleep apnea...
  45. ncbi request reprint Changes in daytime sleepiness, quality of life, and objective sleep patterns in seasonal allergic rhinitis: a controlled clinical trial
    Boris A Stuck
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Mannheim, 68135 Mannheim, Germany
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 113:663-8. 2004
    ..It has long been assumed that allergic rhinitis leads to daytime sleepiness and a deterioration of nocturnal sleep, yet systematic studies have only been rarely conducted in this field...
  46. ncbi request reprint One-year results: palatal implants for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea
    Ståle Nordgård
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Saint Olav University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 136:818-22. 2007
    ..To evaluate long-term effectiveness of palatal implants for treatment of mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)...