In this episode of Back to Health, Maria V. Suurna, MD, gives an overview of how the expert otolaryngologists (ENT physicians) at Weill Cornell Medicine manage sleep apnea with a range of approaches including both surgical and non-surgical treatment options. She also discusses the health and financial burdens of obstructive sleep apnea and new alternatives to continuous positive airway pressure therapy (CPAP) treatment options.
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