In sleep surgery for OSA, complications likelier in the elderly

Access to the full content of this site is available only to registered healthcare professionals. Register to read more


  • Patients aged ≥65 y who are having sleep surgery for obstructive sleep apnea have a little higher complication risk compared with younger patients, but the complication rate is still quite low.

Why this matters  

  • Sleep surgery for these patients seems to be safe overall...