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Is wheezing associated with decreased sleep quality in Sri Lankan children? A questionnaire study
To investigate the association between wheezing and impaired sleep in Sri Lankan children, aged 6–12 years; and, to report the prevalence of asthma‐related symptoms in these subjects.
Sleep-disordered breathing, obesity, and airway inflammation in children and adolescents.
TLDR
This study illustrates that both habitual snoring and OSAS are associated with increased airway inflammation in overweight children as assessed by higher eNO levels, and it was demonstrated that childhood obesity in the absence of sleep-disordered breathing is not associated withIncreased airwayinflammation. Expand
Sleep-disordered breathing: a new risk factor of suspected fatty liver disease in overweight children and adolescents?
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The respiratory disturbance index, percentage of total sleep time with SO2 < 90%, and SaO2nadir were associated with higher alanine amino-transferases (ALT) independent of abdominal obesity, and this study supports the association between the severity of SDB and suspected fatty liver disease in a clinical sample of overweight children and adolescents. Expand
Iris from Iridectomy Used as Spacer underneath the Scleral Flap: The Iridenflip Trabeculectomy Technique
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A modified trabeculectomy technique in which the iris is used to prevent fibrosis of the scleral flap is described, which gives an excellent complete success rate (IOP ≤ 16 mmHg) of 90%. Expand
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Acquired trichomegaly and hypertrichosis after treatment with epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitors
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A case of acquired trichomegaly and hypertrichosis after treatment with epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitors (EGFR TKI’s) is described. Expand