Guidelines for Diagnosing and Treating Sleep related Breathing Disorders in Adults and Children (Part 2: Treatment)

Hippokratia 2009, 13(4):247 – 252

V. Tsara, A. Amfilochiou, MJ. Papagrigorakis, D. Georgopoulos, E. Liolios, C. Alexopoulou, C. Maniou, P. Kithreotis, G. Trakada, F. Synodinos, G. Vilos, P. Steiropoulos



Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome (OSAS) should be approached as a chronic disease requiring long-term multidisciplinary management. The patient should be an active participant in the decision on treatment type and taught to contribute to the management of his or her own disease.