In this study, we would like to show that anterior rhinometry measurement of nasal resistance would be a simple and useful test to identify severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in a population of children affected by adenotonsillar hypertrophy.

Nasal resistances are useful in identifying children with severe obstructive sleep apnea before polysomnography / M. Rizzi, J. Onorato, A. Andreoli, S. Colombo, M. Pecis, P. Marchisio, M. Morelli, N. Principi, S. Esposito, M. Sergi. - In: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY. - ISSN 0165-5876. - 65:1(2002 Aug 01), pp. 7-13-13.

Nasal resistances are useful in identifying children with severe obstructive sleep apnea before polysomnography

P. Marchisio;N. Principi;S. Esposito;
2002-08-01

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In this study, we would like to show that anterior rhinometry measurement of nasal resistance would be a simple and useful test to identify severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in a population of children affected by adenotonsillar hypertrophy.
Adenotonsillar hypertrophy; Nasal resistance; Obstructive sleep apnea; Polysomnography
Settore MED/38 - Pediatria Generale e Specialistica
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY
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