Successful Hypoglossal Nerve Upper Airway Stimulator Implantation After Chemoradiotherapy for Oropharynx Malignancy Complicated by Mandibular Osteoradionecrosis.
This case demonstrates the first successful treatment of obstructive sleep apnea with hypoglossal nerve upper airway stimulation in a patient with prior radiation for oropharynx cancer complicated by osteoradionecrosis of the mandible.
This is an abstract of the clinical research article “Successful Hypoglossal Nerve Upper Airway Stimulator Implantation After Chemoradiotherapy for Oropharynx Malignancy Complicated by Mandibular Osteoradionecrosis.” This clinical research article was published in the medical journal Ear, nose, & throat journal on 2021-01-06 and has been categorised as belonging to the clinical specialty of ENT. To read the full clinical research article or obtain a PDF (if available) use the links directly above. To discover more of the latest ENT clinical research articles from the medical journal Ear, nose, & throat journal please click the link below. For more of the latest ENT research articles from other leading medical journals click the link that says ENT next to the stethoscope icon at the top of the page. You can further filter clinical research articles by sub-specialties within ENT using the navigation menu at the top of the page.