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TOPIC: Surgical Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Date: Tuesday, March 21 , 2023
Time: 7:30pm to 8:30pm Eastern Time
Presenter: Dr. Lalich
About the Presenter:
Dr. Lalich received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine in Grand Forks North Dakota. He completed his residency training in Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery at Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medical Education in Rochester Minnesota. He is board-certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery. He practices at M Health Fairview in Minnesota and acts as the Chair of Surgery and Chief of Staff for M Health Fairview Lakes Medical Center. He has special interests in sleep surgery, head and neck cancer, and endocrine surgery.
The talk will include an overview of surgical management of obstructive sleep apnea. The talk will highlight the new technology of upper airway stimulation to treat moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea in CPAP intolerant patients. We will discuss clinical indications and criteria for implantation, as well as success and outcomes of upper airway stimulation.
Understand anatomic factors contributing to obstructive sleep apnea.
Discuss surgical management options for obstructive sleep apnea taking into account differences between management and surgical cure.
Discussed cardiovascular impacts of untreated or under treated obstructive sleep apnea.
Discuss upper airway stimulation as treatment for obstructive sleep apnea.
Understand the indications, success rates, recent trends for upper airway stimulation to treat obstructive sleep apnea.
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