TransOral Robotic Surgery for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

A Practical Guide to Surgical Approach and Patient Management

  • Claudio Vicini
  • Paul T. Hoff
  • Filippo Montevecchi

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Claudio Vicini, Filippo Montevecchi, Paul T. Hoff
    Pages 1-3
  3. Patient Work-Up

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 5-5
    2. Filippo Montevecchi, Claudio Vicini, Matteo Costantini, Riccardo Gobbi, Elisabetta Firinu, Ottavio Piccin et al.
      Pages 7-11
    3. Claudio Vicini, Filippo Montevecchi, Paul T. Hoff, Claudia Zanotti, Tod Huntley, Yassin Bahgat
      Pages 13-20
    4. Brian W. Rotenberg, Marcello Bosi, Sabrina Frassineti, Venerino Poletti
      Pages 21-31
    5. Andrea De Vito, Pier Carlo Frasconi, Oscar Bazzocchi, Giulia Tenti
      Pages 33-40
    6. Aldo Campanini, Bhik Kotecha, Erica R. Thaler
      Pages 41-50
    7. Tiffany Ann Glazer, Paul T. Hoff, Matthew E. Spector, Claudio Vicini, Filippo Montevecchi, Neil S. Tolley et al.
      Pages 51-59
  4. Surgery

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 61-61
    2. Ahmed Bahgat, Ehsan Hendawy, Kenny P. Pang, Claudio Vicini
      Pages 71-75
    3. Mohamed Eesa, Ahmed Bahgat, Ehsan Hendawy
      Pages 77-82
    4. Mark A. D’Agostino, Gregory A. Grillone, Federico Faedi
      Pages 83-89
    5. Iacopo Dallan, Lodovica Cristofani-Mencacci, Giovanni D’Agostino, Ermelinda Zeccardo, Hesham Negm
      Pages 91-107
    6. Ruggero Massimo Corso, Davide Cattano, Nabil Abdelhamid Shallik
      Pages 109-119
    7. Claudio Vicini, Filippo Montevecchi, J. Scott Magnuson
      Pages 121-135
  5. Post-Operative Concerns

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 137-137
    2. Claudio Vicini, Filippo Montevecchi, Aldo Campanini, Iacopo Dallan, Paul T. Hoff, Matthew E. Spector et al.
      Pages 143-149
    3. Filippo Montevecchi, Saleh Ali AlGhamdi, Chiara Bellini
      Pages 151-157
    4. Mohamed Eesa, Giuseppe Meccariello
      Pages 159-166
    5. Claudio Vicini, Claudia Zanotti, L. B. L. Benoist, Gianluca Giorgio Marrano, Nico de Vries
      Pages 167-172
  6. TORS for OSAS in Geographic Perspective: How to Run a Program in Different Countries

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 173-173
    2. Paul T. Hoff, Robson Capasso, Umamaheswar Duvvuri
      Pages 175-182
    3. Eric R. Thuler, Fábio A. W. Rabelo, Fabiana C. P. Valera
      Pages 183-185
    4. Asit Arora, Bhik Kotecha, Tom Vauterin, Guillermo Plaza, Christian Güldner, Jochen A. Werner
      Pages 187-196
    5. Medhat Shams, Hayam Altaweel
      Pages 197-201
    6. Song Tar Toh, Vikas Agrawal
      Pages 203-208
    7. Suren Krishnan, Julia A. Crawford
      Pages 209-211
  7. Research and Future Perspectives

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 213-213
    2. Claudio Vicini, Filippo Montevecchi, Paul T Hoff, Asit Arora, E. Vetri
      Pages 215-224
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 225-230

About this book


This comprehensive book pulls together the essential elements needed to assess sleep apnea patients for the transoral robotic surgical approach and how to optimize the surgery.  Detailed information on patient selection, pre-operative work up, anesthesiological pre and post-operative management, surgery, complication prevention and management is provided along with background on sleep medicine and sleep surgery.  Authored for ENT surgeons, head and neck specialists and neurologists, pneumonologists, sleep doctors as well for anesthesiologists,  chapters offer solutions pulled from experts in the field of sleep surgery and information relevant to geographic areas worldwide.


complication management obstructive sleep apnea patient selection sleep medicine transoral robotic surgery

Editors and affiliations

  • Claudio Vicini
    • 1
  • Paul T. Hoff
    • 2
  • Filippo Montevecchi
    • 3
  1. 1.Head and Neck Department - ENT & Oral Surgery Unit - G.B. Morgagni - L. Pierantoni HospitalForlì – Infermi HospitalFaenza - ASL of RomagnaItaly
  2. 2.Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Ann ArborUniversity of Michigan Health SystemAnn ArborUSA
  3. 3.Head and Neck Department - ENT & Oral Surgery Unit - G.B. Morgagni - L. Pierantoni HospitalForlì – Infermi HospitalFaenza - ASL of RomagnaItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-34038-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-34040-1
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