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Hi all:

If there comes a patient and we suspect him with obstructive sleep apnea, the next best step: should we send him to laryngologists first or we can directly send him to polysonography?

In my opinion, we should send the patient to laryngologists for excluding upper airway obstruction first and then polysonography for confirming diagnosis.

Please correct me if my steps are wrong!

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Polysomnography.
Standard even in US clinical practice
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