Sunday, April 2, 2017

Contraindications for sleep apnoea surgery

BMI above 30 is relative and above 40 is absolute contraindications for sleep apnoea surgery 

Static obstruction should be removed always 

• DO YOU ALWAYS GO FOR WT REDUCTION PROGRAM / OWP 
THERAPY BEFORE ANY KINO OF 
DBWTTE THERAPY ?

Answer tailored according to need of patients 

How long

Vary.  
3 days trial prior to taking for surgery 
Patient choose the length of conservative treatment 


AHI 
Between 30-40 may need CPAP
Above 40
70 needs CPAP and it's more of a problem of Anaesthesia 
It's more the length of apnea period that matters. 



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