J Clin Med 2021 May 24;10(11). Epub 2021 May 24.
Samsung Medical Center, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul 06351, Korea.
Patients with chronic renal failure (CRF) are likely to have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) underdiagnosed, and maintaining airway patency is important during sedation. This study compared Jaw elevation device (JED) with conventional airway interventions (head lateral rotation, neck extension, oral or nasal airway insertion, and jaw thrust maneuver) during sedation and hypothesized that JED may be effective to open the airway. A total of 73 patients were allocated to a conventional group ( = 39) and a JED group ( = 34). Read More