Dr. Vikas Agrawal Sheds Light on Sinus-Related Sleep Disturbances at Middle East Otolaryngology Conference
Renowned Indian ENT Specialist Emphasizes the Impact of Sinus Problems on Sleep Apnea
The 18th annual meeting of the Middle East Academy of Otolaryngology, held in Dubai, witnessed a captivating lecture by Dr. Vikas Agrawal, Chairman of the Committee for Sleep Disorders at IAOHNS. The esteemed Indian otolaryngologist addressed the prevalent issue of sleep disturbances caused by sinus-related conditions, shedding light on the lesser-known Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome.
During his keynote speech, Dr. Agrawal emphasized the significant impact of nasal blockage resulting from deviated septum, turbinate hypertrophy, sinus problems, and allergies on sleep quality and productivity. Astonishingly, nearly 50 percent of the population experiences some form of nasal obstruction, highlighting the urgency in identifying and addressing this widespread issue.
Sleep Surgery and Head & Neck Experts Gather to Share Techniques at MEAOT Conference
The Middle East Academy of Otolaryngology’s annual meeting in Dubai was not only graced by Dr. Vikas Agrawal but also featured prominent speakers in the field. Dr. Peter Baptista, an eminent ENT and sleep surgery specialist from Dubai, and Dr. Nico de Vries, an esteemed ENT and head and neck surgeon from Amsterdam, Netherlands, shared their expertise during the event.
The conference served as a platform for internationally acclaimed physicians to exchange techniques and best practices in sleep surgery, head and neck, and laryngology. With a focus on sleep-related issues and sinus-related conditions, the gathering aimed to enhance understanding and treatment options for patients suffering from these ailments.