Submitted for Publication: January 2, 2013; final revision received August 21, 2013; accepted September 18, 2013.
Published Online: November 21, 2013. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2013.5746.
Study concept and design: Friedman, Hamilton, Samuelson, Hirsch.
Acquisition of data: Hamilton, Samuelson, Pott, Yalamanchali.
Analysis and interpretation: Friedman, Shnowske, Hamilton, Samuelson, Pott.
Drafting of the manuscript: Friedman, Shnowske, Hamilton, Samuelson, Pott.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: All authors.
Statistical analysis: Friedman, Shnowske, Hamilton, Samuelson, Pott, Yalamanchali.
Administrative, technical, and material support: Friedman, Hamilton, Samuelson, Hirsch, Pott.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: Dr Samuelson reports being a consultant to the Restech and Epitopoietic Research Corporation. Dr Friedman reports receiving a research grant from Ventus Medical, Inc (now Theravent, Inc). No other disclosures were reported.
Funding/Support: This study was funded in its entirety by the principal investigator (Dr Friedman).
Previous Presentation: Presented in part at the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Foundation 2012 Annual Meeting and OTO EXPO; September 9-12, 2012; Washington, DC.
Additional Contributions: We thank Mary E. Lundgren, PhD, for assistance with the revision of this manuscript and all support provided, Dr Hirsch for Dental Sleep Medicine service coordination, and the clinical and administrative staff of the Advanced Center for Specialty Care.