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GI tract findings common with snoring, with or without OSA

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Upper gastrointestinal tract pathology appears to be the norm, not the exception, in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and in people who only snore, a small study suggests. In patients with either condition, the incidence of GI tract findings on endoscopy is over...

Reuters Health • The Doctor's Channel Daily Newscast

Radiofrequency treatment plus surgery safe and effective for snoring

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Radiofrequency tissue volume reduction (RFTVR) of the soft palate combined with partial uvulectomy is a relatively safe and effective treatment for primary snoring, the results of a 3-year study suggest. “Some studies demonstrated that radiofrequency-surgery of the soft...

Anophthalmia management and the future of eye implants

Losing an eye – how to treat

C. Robert Bernardino, MD, FACS, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Director of Oculoplastics and Orbital Surgery, Yale University, discusses losing an eye due to trauma, cancer, etc, and what can be done to treat anophthalmia. He also describes recent advances in the function and design of ocular...