Modern Applications of Acoustic Pharyngometry
The monograph offers a detailed and balanced overview of the applications of acoustic pharyngometry in the evaluation of the upper airways. This is the first book in Bulgaria focused on such a hot topic and the implications of this method both in clinical and ambulatory settings.
The book is a wonderful aid for experienced clinicians and residents as well as for educators. Both beginners and experienced ENT specialists will benefit from the up-to date review of the subject and the particular application of the acoustic pharyngometry for obstructive sleep apnea and the author's own clinical experience.
List of abbreviations
Social epidemiology of sleep-disordered breathing
1.1. Obstructive sleep apnea incidence and prevalence
1.2. Central sleep apnea incidence and prevalence
1.3. Snoring incidence and prevalence
Modern diagnosis of sleep-disordered breathing
Modern screening protocols for sleep-disordered breathing
4.1. Historical development
4.2. General principles
Diagnostic role of acoustic pharyngometry in rhinopharyngology
5.1. Diagnostic role of acoustic pharyngometry in adults
5.2. Diagnostic role of acoustic pharyngometry in children
Our experience with the applications of acoustic pharyngometry
How to cite:
Shivarov G. Modern Applications of Acoustic Pharyngometry. Varna: Varna Medical University Press, 2020. 124 p.