Hyderabad November 2018: A 56th workshop on Obstructive Sleep Apnea & Sleep related breathing Disorders will be conducted on 17th of November 2018, at Maa ENT Hospitals, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad.
As told by, Dr.Meghanadh, Chief ENT Surgeon, Maa E.N.T.Hospitals, for the first time in the country, a new diagnostic tool called Apneograph, designed by Prof. Magnett Fineram is introduced in this workshop. Discussions and demonstrations will also be held about the working of this tool. This tool is helpful to know information about the diagnosis, about the severity of the disturbance, about the site or sites of obstruction. It is a tool which enables us to do both the tests at a time and is more realistic tool than drug induced sleep endoscopy.
Apnea means sensation of breathing for more than 10 seconds which is dangerous. Poly sonography is helpful to identify the severity of the snoring and apnea attack. Sleep related problems are very common in American population. Now it is increasing in India due to changes in lifestyle, and is ranging between 10- 20%.
An in depth discussion on OSA, snoring disorders and sleep related breathing disorders will be held by the experts in the field. Lectures will be delivered by international faculty, national faculty and in house faculty.