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      LwPTL: a novel classification for upper airway collapse in sleep endoscopies. 

      Elsobki, Ahmed; Cahali, Michel Burihan; Kahwagi, Mohamed (Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2019 May - Jun;85(3):379-387. doi: 10.1016/j.bjorl.2019.01.010., 2019-05)
      INTRODUCTION: There is no consensus on a single classification system for the obstructive findings in drug-induced sleep endoscopy. Previous classification systems have neglected to address the upper retropalatal obstruction, ...
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      Palatopharyngeus muscle: the key in the pharyngoplasty surgeries for obstructive sleep apnea 

      Sennes, Luiz Ubirajara (Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2019 Jul - Aug;85(4):397-398. doi: 10.1016/j.bjorl.2019.04.001., 2019-08)
      Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a highly prevalent disease about which we still have little knowledge. Its pathophysiology is complex, involving multiple anatomic and functional mechanisms. CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway ...
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      Revaluing the role of the tongue in obstructive sleep apnea 

      Cahali, Michel Burihan (J Bras Pneumol. 2019 Sep 5;45(4):e20190208. doi: 10.1590/1806-3713/e20190208., 2019-09)
      Since the earliest descriptions of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), researchers have been struggling to determine the location and pattern of airway collapse in this disease. From the early general notion of upper airway ...
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      Variant of the Technique for Laryngeal Microsurgery in Cases of Difficult Laryngoscopy. 

      Setton, Antonio Roberto Ferreira; D'avila, Jeferson Sampaio; Gurgel, Ricardo Queiróz; Tsuji, Domingos Hiroshi; D'avila, Daniel Vasconcelos; Góis, Carlos Rodolfo Tavares de; Meurer, Ana Taise de Oliveira; Gurgel, Helaina Peixoto (Int Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2019 Jan;23(1):18-24. doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1660825., 2019-01)
      INTRODUCTION: Low exposure of the larynx can make laryngeal microsurgery difficult or even impossible. The application of rigid and contact endoscopy enabled oblique and retrograde angled visualization, allowing transoperative ...