Sleep apnea surgical patients may not need ICU, study says

03/20/2012 | HealthDay News

Patients who have had surgery for obstructive sleep apnea need close monitoring but may not require ICU care, according to a study from the Pacific Sleep Centre in Singapore. The report in the Archives of Otolaryngology -- Head & Neck Surgery said post-operative breathing problems often are the reason for ICU admission.

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