Is drug-induced sedation endoscopy surgical decision-making process objective and systematic?

Is drug-induced sedation endoscopy surgical decision-making process objective and systematic? Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol (2017) 274:3545–3546 DOI 10.1007/s00405-017-4544-5 LETTER TO THE EDITOR Is drug-induced sedation endoscopy surgical decision-making process objective and systematic? 1,2 1,3 1,4,5 Esuabom Dijemeni  · Gabriele D’Amone  · Israel Gbati   Received: 7 March 2017 / Accepted: 15 March 2017 / Published online: 24 March 2017 © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2017 Dear Editor, The second key observation is the article presented a robust and systematic surgical decision-making process. We have read with great interest the article “The impor- Tables 3 and 4 in the article presented the airway obstruc- tance of drug-induced sedation endoscopy (DISE) tech- tion classification in awake and sedated sleep state, AHI niques in surgical decision making: conventional versus preoperative, surgical procedures and AHI postoperative. target controlled infusion techniques—a prospective ran- This is one of the most objective and systematic reported domized controlled study and a retrospective surgical out- sleep surgical decision-making processes we have noticed comes analysis” by De Vito et al. [1]. in the literature. We will like to start by congratulating the authors on The third key observation is the article systematically publishing a landmark research focussed on addressing the showed Target Controlled Infusion (TCI) sedation Endos- objective and systematic nature of surgical decision-mak- copy (TCI-DISE) technique performed European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology Springer Journals

Is drug-induced sedation endoscopy surgical decision-making process objective and systematic?

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Medicine & Public Health; Otorhinolaryngology; Neurosurgery; Head and Neck Surgery
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