39. Radiographic and Endoscopic Evaluation of the Upper Airway

  1. Teofilo Lee-Chiong M.D.
  1. Richard J. Schwab and
  2. Neil S. Kline

Published Online: 4 NOV 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471751723.ch39

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

How to Cite

Schwab, R. J. and Kline, N. S. (2005) Radiographic and Endoscopic Evaluation of the Upper Airway, in Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook (ed T. Lee-Chiong), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471751723.ch39

Editor Information

  1. National Jewish Medical and Research Center, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center Denver, Colorado, USA

Author Information

  1. University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 NOV 2005
  2. Published Print: 4 NOV 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471683711

Online ISBN: 9780471751724



  • modern upper airway imaging techniques;
  • static imaging during wakefulness;
  • uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP) surgery


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Upper Airway Anatomy

  • Upper Airway Imaging Modalities

  • Insights into the Pathophysiology of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

  • Upper Airway Imaging and the Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

  • Conclusions

  • References