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Surgery for adult obstructive sleep apnoea

Stuart G MacKay and Edward M Weaver
Med J Aust 2014; 200 (3): 145-146. || doi: 10.5694/mja13.00051
Published online: 17 February 2014

In reply: We agree that bariatric surgery is an important treatment for obesity-related obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) but disagree on the body mass index (BMI) criterion and on Wong’s interpretation of the literature.

  • Stuart G MacKay1,0
  • Edward M Weaver2

  • 1 Illawarra ENT Head and Neck Clinic, Wollongong, NSW.
  • 2 University of Washington, Seattle, Wash, USA.

Correspondence: sgmackay@ozemail.com.au

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