Background:

Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) is the most common respiratory disorder related to sleep. It is characterized by recurrent upper airway obstruction episodes and a decrease in arterial oxygen saturation during sleep. The most important complications of OSAS are related to the cardiovascular system. Hypertension (30% - 60%) is the leading cause of these complications.

Objectives:

This study aimed to investigate the removal of upper airway obstruction through surgical operations in the tension treatment of OSAS patients with hypertension.

Methods:

This retrospective study included 42 patients with hypertension from 2008 to 2017 who were diagnosed with OSAS based on the result of polysomnogram (PSG) test. All the patients were examined in detail in otorhinolaryngology and cardiology clinics, their endoscopic and imaging evaluations were carried out and their blood pressure was …


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