Healthcare Professionals

Pillar Procedure

For Snoring and Sleep Apnea

Clinical Outcomes

  

Journal Articles Related to the Pillar Procedure

2009

Gillespie MB, et al. Effectiveness of Pillar Palatal Implants for Snoring Management. Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery 2009; 140; 363-368.

Saylam G, Korkmaz H, Firat H, Tatar EC, Ozdek A, Ardic S. Do palatal implants really reduce snoring in long-term follow-up? Laryngoscope. 2009 May;119(5):1000-4.

2008

Friedman M, Schalch P, Lin HC, Kakodkar KA, Joseph NJ, Mazloom N. Palatal implants for the Treatment of Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea/Hypopnea Syndrome. Otolaryngology-HNS 2008; 138: 209-216.

Steward DL, Huntley TC, Woodson BT, Surdulescu V. Palate implants for obstructive sleep apnea: multi- institution, randomized, placebo-controlled study. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2008 Oct; 139(4): 506-10.

2007

Friedman M, Lin HC, Burpinar BB, Joseph, NJ. Minimally invasive Single-Stage Multilevel Treatment for Obstructive Sleep apnea/Hypopnea Syndrome. The Laryngoscope 2007; 117: 1859-1863.

Goessler UR, Hein G, Verse T, Stuck BA, Hörmann K, Maurer JT. Soft Palate implants as a Minimally invasive Treatment for Mild to Moderate Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Acta-Otolaryngolica 2007; 127(5): 527-531.

Nordgård S, Hein G, Stene B, Skjøstad K, Maurer JT. One-year results: Palatal implants for the Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Otolaryngology-HNS 2007; 136: 818-822.

Walker R, Levine H, Hopp M, Greene D. Extended Follow-up of Palatal implants for OSA Treatment. Otolaryngology-HNS 2007; 137: 822-827.

2006

Friedman M, Schalch P, Joseph NJ. Palatal Stiffening after Failed Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty with the Pillar Implant System. The Laryngoscope 2006; 116: 1956-1961.

Friedman M, Vidyasagar R, Bliznikas D, Joseph NJ. Patient Selection and Efficacy of Pillar Implant Technique for Treatment of Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea/Hypopnea Syndrome. Otolaryngology-HNS 2006; 134: 187-196.

Nordgård S, Skjøstad K. Three-year Follow-Up of Snorers with Palatal implants. Otolaryngology-HNS 2006;135: 212-213.

Nordgård S, Stene B, Skjøstad K, Bugten V, Wormdal K, Hansen NV, Nilsen A, Midtlyng, TH. Palatal implants for the Treatment of Snoring: Long-term Results. Otolaryngology-HNS 2006; 134: 558-564.

Nordgård S, Stene B, Skjøstad K. Soft Palate implants for the Treatment of Mild to Moderate Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Otolaryngology-HNS 2006; 134: 565-570.

Romanow J, Catalano P.Initial U.S. Pilot Study: Palatal Implants for the Treatment of Snoring. Otolaryngology-HNS 2006; 134: 551-557.

Skjøstad K, Stene B, Nordgård S. Consequences of Increased Rigidity in Palatal Implants for Snoring: A Randomized Controlled Study. Otolaryngology-HNS 2006; 134: 63-66.

Walker RP, Levine HL, Hopp ML, Greene D, Pang K. Palatal Implants: A New Approach for the Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Otolaryngology-HNS 2006; 135: 549-554.

2005

Huang Y, White DP, Malhotra A. The Impact of Anatomic Manipulations on Pharyngeal Collapse: Results from a Computational Model of the Normal Human Upper Airway. Chest 2005; 128: 1324-1330.

Kühnel T, Hein G, Hohenhorst W, Maurer JT. Soft Palate Implants: A New Option for Treating Habitual Snoring. European Archives of Oto-Rhino Laryngology 2005; 262: 277-280.

Maurer JT, Hein G, Verse T, Hörmann K, Stuck BA. Long-Term Results of Palatal Implants for Primary Snoring. Otolaryngology-HNS 2005; 133: 573-578.

Maurer JT, Verse T, Stuck BA, Hörmann K, Hein G. Palatal Implants for Primary Snoring: Short-term Results of a New Minimally invasive Surgical Technique. Otolaryngology-HNS 2005; 132: 125-131.

2004

Ho W, Wei W, Chung K. Managing Disturbing Snoring With Palatal Implants: A Pilot Study. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2004; 130: 753-758.

Nordgård S, Wormdal K, Bugten V, Stene B, Skjøstad K. Palatal Implants: A New Method for the Treatment of Snoring. Acta Otolaryngol 2004; 124: 1-7.