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Multi-level airway surgery in patients with moderate-severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) who have failed medical management [ 2014 - ]

Also known as: 5016331

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/GNT1059510]

Researchers: Prof Nick Antic (Principal investigator) ,  Prof R. Douglas McEvoy (Principal investigator) ,  A/Pr Edward Weaver Dr Charmaine Woods Dr Ching Li Chai-Coetzer
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Brief description Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is a serious medical disorder with a high public health cost. OSA can be effectively treated but poor treatment compliance is a major clinical problem. As a consequence many OSA patients remain untreated, with significant implications for their long term health. New effective and safe therapies are needed. We believe that we will demonstrate a relatively straightforward, safe and effective surgical procedure for OSA after primary treatments fail. This will lead to improved patient outcomes.

Funding Amount $630,911.00

Funding Scheme Project Grants

Notes Standard Project Grant

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