B Tucker Woodson

Summary

Affiliation: Medical College of Wisconsin
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Predicting which patients will benefit from surgery for obstructive sleep apnea: the ENT exam
    B T Woodson
    Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee 53226, USA
    Ear Nose Throat J 78:792-5, 798-800. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Non-pressure therapies for obstructive sleep apnea: surgery and oral appliances
    B Tucker Woodson
    Division of Sleep Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Respir Care 55:1314-21; discussion 1321. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Multicenter study of a novel adjustable tongue-advancement device for obstructive sleep apnea
    B Tucker Woodson
    Department of Otolaryngology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 143:585-90. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Reconstruction of airway soft tissues in obstructive sleep apnea
    B Tucker Woodson
    Division of Sleep Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, Medical College of Wisconsin, 9200 W Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am 21:435-45. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Structural effectiveness of pharyngeal sleep apnea surgery
    B Tucker Woodson
    Division of Sleep Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, Medical College of Wisconsin, 9200 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Sleep Med Rev 12:463-79. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Physiology of sleep disordered breathing
    B Tucker Woodson
    Division of Sleep Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, Medical College of Wisconsin at Froedtert West, 9200 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Otolaryngol Clin North Am 40:691-711. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Transpalatal advancement pharyngoplasty outcomes compared with uvulopalatopharygoplasty
    B Tucker Woodson
    Department of Otolaryngology and Communications Sciences, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 133:211-7. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Association of autonomic dysfunction and mild obstructive sleep apnea
    B Tucker Woodson
    Department of Otolaryngology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee 53226, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 130:643-8. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Expiratory pharyngeal airway obstruction during sleep: a multiple element model
    B Tucker Woodson
    Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA
    Laryngoscope 113:1450-9. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint A multi-institutional study of radiofrequency volumetric tissue reduction for OSAS
    B T Woodson
    Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Services, Medical College of Wisconsin, 9200 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 125:303-11. 2001

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Publications34

  1. ncbi request reprint Predicting which patients will benefit from surgery for obstructive sleep apnea: the ENT exam
    B T Woodson
    Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee 53226, USA
    Ear Nose Throat J 78:792-5, 798-800. 1999
    ..A new paradigm suggests that most patients have multilevel obstruction, so examination should be directed at assessing risk factors to direct the aggressiveness of surgical intervention...
  2. ncbi request reprint Non-pressure therapies for obstructive sleep apnea: surgery and oral appliances
    B Tucker Woodson
    Division of Sleep Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Respir Care 55:1314-21; discussion 1321. 2010
    ..There are scant data to support or compare the various procedures...
  3. doi request reprint Multicenter study of a novel adjustable tongue-advancement device for obstructive sleep apnea
    B Tucker Woodson
    Department of Otolaryngology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 143:585-90. 2010
    ..The safety and clinical effect of a new surgical device for tongue suspension for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) was assessed...
  4. doi request reprint Reconstruction of airway soft tissues in obstructive sleep apnea
    B Tucker Woodson
    Division of Sleep Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, Medical College of Wisconsin, 9200 W Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am 21:435-45. 2009
    ..This article is not intended as a critical assessment of surgical outcomes but rather focuses on airway structures and the nature of the procedures applied to influence them...
  5. doi request reprint Structural effectiveness of pharyngeal sleep apnea surgery
    B Tucker Woodson
    Division of Sleep Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, Medical College of Wisconsin, 9200 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Sleep Med Rev 12:463-79. 2008
    ..Further research on structural outcomes for palatopharyngoplasty, as well as other surgical procedures, is needed to improve clinical outcomes...
  6. ncbi request reprint Physiology of sleep disordered breathing
    B Tucker Woodson
    Division of Sleep Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, Medical College of Wisconsin at Froedtert West, 9200 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Otolaryngol Clin North Am 40:691-711. 2007
    ..Understanding the pathophysiology provides insight into airway collapse, and may improve treatment and lead to potential new medical and surgical treatments for OSA...
  7. ncbi request reprint Transpalatal advancement pharyngoplasty outcomes compared with uvulopalatopharygoplasty
    B Tucker Woodson
    Department of Otolaryngology and Communications Sciences, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 133:211-7. 2005
    ..The effectiveness of PA versus UPPP was evaluated by using polysomnographic outcomes in a retrospective cohort of patients classified with Friedman stage 3...
  8. ncbi request reprint Association of autonomic dysfunction and mild obstructive sleep apnea
    B Tucker Woodson
    Department of Otolaryngology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee 53226, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 130:643-8. 2004
    ..Autonomic dysfunction may also contribute to OSA. If AD contributes to OSA, we postulated that abnormalities may be present in mild OSA where the confounding causal effects of hypoxemia and sleep disruption are reduced...
  9. ncbi request reprint Expiratory pharyngeal airway obstruction during sleep: a multiple element model
    B Tucker Woodson
    Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA
    Laryngoscope 113:1450-9. 2003
    ..In patients with obstructive sleep apnea and snoring, airway obstruction during sleep is not limited to inspiration but may also occur with expiration. The aim of this study was to assess the segmental mechanics of expiratory obstruction...
  10. ncbi request reprint A multi-institutional study of radiofrequency volumetric tissue reduction for OSAS
    B T Woodson
    Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Services, Medical College of Wisconsin, 9200 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 125:303-11. 2001
    ..Radiofrequency volume reduction (RFTVR) is a minor procedure directed at reducing the tongue base volume to treat obstructive sleep apnea. Subjective and objective treatment effectiveness was evaluated...
  11. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of temperature-controlled radiofrequency, continuous positive airway pressure, and placebo for obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    B Tucker Woodson
    Department of Otoraryngology and Communication Sciences, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 128:848-61. 2003
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  12. ncbi request reprint Sequential upper airway changes during mandibular distraction for obstructive sleep apnea
    B Tucker Woodson
    Department of Otolaryngology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 128:142-4. 2003
  13. ncbi request reprint A tongue suspension suture for obstructive sleep apnea and snorers
    B T Woodson
    Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 124:297-303. 2001
    ..This procedure uses a permanent tongue base suture to support the pharynx and lessen collapse. This study evaluates 2-month results in 28 OSA and snoring patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Nonattended home automated continuous positive airway pressure titration: comparison with polysomnography
    B Tucker Woodson
    Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milkaukee 53226, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 128:353-7. 2003
    ..The performance and accuracy of APAP in nonattended home environment are controversial. This study assessed APAP polysomnographic outcomes and accuracy in a nonattended home environment...
  15. doi request reprint Defining common outcome metrics used in obstructive sleep apnea
    Baha A Al-Shawwa
    Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, Division of Sleep Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, 9200 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Sleep Med Rev 12:449-61. 2008
    ..This review highlights the available clinical, physiological and biomarker metrics in measuring OSA and associated co-morbidities and defines treatment goals...
  16. ncbi request reprint Relationship of snoring and sleepiness as presenting symptoms in a sleep clinic population
    B Tucker Woodson
    Department of Otolaryngology and Communications Sciences, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 114:762-7. 2005
    ..We speculate that snoring is a major independent symptom. To evaluate how patients rated snoring symptom severity, we compared the relative significance of a sleep clinic population's presenting symptoms of snoring and sleepiness...
  17. ncbi request reprint Upper airway physiology and obstructive sleep-disordered breathing
    Chris Yang
    Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, Medical College of Wisconsin, 9200 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Otolaryngol Clin North Am 36:409-21. 2003
    ..So far, simplistic models have hampered progress in this field. Successful medical and surgical treatment of OSDB continues to be elusive for too many patients. Great strides remain to be taken, but the possibility seems within reach...
  18. doi request reprint The prevalence of sleep problems in emergency medical technicians
    Ronald G Pirrallo
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Sleep Breath 16:149-62. 2012
    ..To investigate the prevalence, demographic, and work associations of self-reported sleep complaints in US emergency medical technicians (EMTs)..
  19. doi request reprint Extra-esophageal reflux, NOSE score, and sleep quality in an adult clinic population
    Supawan Laohasiriwong
    Division of Sleep Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U S A Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand
    Laryngoscope 123:3233-8. 2013
    ..This study's goal was to evaluate the association of EER and measures of nasal obstruction, mood, insomnia, hypersomnia, and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) risk...
  20. pmc Obstructive sleep apnea caused by carotid body tumor: case report
    Tarif Smadi
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 3:517-8. 2007
    ..We describe a case of a mass originating in the carotid body resulting in severe OSA with hypersomnia resistant to positive pressure ventilation...
  21. ncbi request reprint Effects of prednisone and ibuprofen on radio frequency volume tissue reduction in a rabbit model
    Joseph K Han
    Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee 53226, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 111:968-71. 2002
    ..04). Combined steroidal and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications did decrease acute edema, but not the final volumetric reduction, following RFTA. Volumetric changes are variable and may be altered by tissue impedance...
  22. ncbi request reprint A piece of the surgical puzzle
    B Tucker Woodson
    Sleep 27:844-6. 2004
  23. ncbi request reprint Practice parameters for the use of auto-titrating continuous positive airway pressure devices for titrating pressures and treating adult patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. An American Academy of Sleep Medicine report
    Michael Littner
    VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, and UCLA School of Medicine, Sepulveda, CA, USA
    Sleep 25:143-7. 2002
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  24. ncbi request reprint Anatomic determinants of sleep-disordered breathing across the spectrum of clinical and nonclinical male subjects
    Jerome A Dempsey
    Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison 53705, USA
    Chest 122:840-51. 2002
    ..We also determined the interactive effects of body mass index (BMI) and age on the relationship between airway dimensions and SDB...
  25. ncbi request reprint Polysomnography indexes are discordant with quality of life, symptoms, and reaction times in sleep apnea patients
    Edward M Weaver
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Sleep Disorders Center, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 132:255-62. 2005
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  26. ncbi request reprint A comparison of radiofrequency treatment schemes for obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    David L Steward
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Ohio 45267 0528, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 130:579-85. 2004
    ..We sought to determine whether increasing temperature-controlled radiofrequency tissue ablation (TCRFTA) treatments provide incremental improvement in outcomes of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Expansion sphincter pharyngoplasty: a new technique for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea
    Kenny P Pang
    Deaprtment of Otolaryngology, Pacific Sleep Centre, 20 01 Paragon, Paragon Medical Centre, Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 137:110-4. 2007
    ..In this study, we assessed the efficacy of a new method (expansion sphincter pharyngoplasty [ESP]) to treat obstructive sleep apnea...
  28. ncbi request reprint Corrections to surgical outcomes data
    B Tucker Woodson
    J Clin Sleep Med 1:436; author reply 437. 2005
  29. ncbi request reprint Multilevel temperature-controlled radiofrequency for obstructive sleep apnea: extended follow-up
    David L Steward
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, ML 0528, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0528, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 132:630-5. 2005
    ..To determine long-term effectiveness of multilevel (tongue and palate) temperature-controlled radiofrequency tissue ablation (TCRFTA) for patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Reduction of C-reactive protein with surgical treatment of obstructive sleep apnea hypopnea syndrome
    Michael Friedman
    Department of Otolaryngology and Bronchoesophagology Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60602, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 135:900-5. 2006
    ..To determine whether surgical treatment of obstructive sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome (OSAHS) has an impact on C-reactive protein (CRP) level...
  31. ncbi request reprint Practice parameters for using polysomnography to evaluate insomnia: an update
    Michael Littner
    VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Sepulveda, CA, USA
    Sleep 26:754-60. 2003
    ..However, polysomnography is not indicated for the routine evaluation of transient insomnia, chronic insomnia, or insomnia associated with psychiatric disorders...
  32. ncbi request reprint Lingual tonsillectomy using bipolar radiofrequency plasma excision
    Sam Robinson
    Private Practice, Adelaide, Australia
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 134:328-30. 2006
  33. doi request reprint Palate implants for obstructive sleep apnea: multi-institution, randomized, placebo-controlled study
    David L Steward
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 231 Albert Sabin Way, Cincinnati, OH 45267, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 139:506-10. 2008
    ..To determine efficacy of Pillar palate implants for mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) syndrome...
  34. ncbi request reprint Reply to: coblation lingual tonsillectomy
    B Tucker Woodson
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 136:335. 2007