Patients using alternative therapies for OSA, such as oral appliances, body positioners, nasal resistive valves, oral negative pressure devices, and hypoglossal nerve stimulators, should be encouraged to continue use of their therapy in the perioperative setting.
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At present, we believe that there is insufficient evidence to support canceling or delaying surgery to perform sleep studies and to initiate PAP therapy in those patients identified as being at high risk of OSA preoperatively, unless there is evidence of significant or uncontrolled systemic disease.
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Because screening instruments perform better in patients with greater OSA severity, screen-positive patients with greater threshold values should be assumed to have moderate-to-severe OSA in the absence of diagnostic polysomnography.