Nasal Surgery

  • Anthony M. Bunnell
  • Tirbod FattahiEmail author


Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a spectrum of signs and symptoms associated with a multitude of underlying conditions. Therapy and various modalities of treatment are directed at the specific site of airflow obstruction. Nasal surgery plays a significant role in the management of OSA. The purpose of this chapter is to discuss evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of nasal airflow obstruction associated with OSA.


Obstructive sleep apnea Nasal airflow obstruction Deviated septum Turbinate enlargement External and internal nasal valves 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryCollege of Medicine, University of Florida—JacksonvilleJacksonvilleUSA
  2. 2.Department of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryCollege of Medicine, University of Florida—JacksonvilleJacksonvilleUSA

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