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Rapid maxillary expansion in children with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of rapid maxillary expansion on children with nasal breathing and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. METHOD Recruitment of children with maxillary contraction,… Expand
Rapid maxillary expansion before and after adenotonsillectomy in children with obstructive sleep apnea
- P. Pirelli, M. Saponara, C. Guilleminault
- Somnologie - Schlafforschung und Schlafmedizin
- 11 July 2012
Adenotonsillectomy is not always successful in controlling obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in children, and orthodontic treatment may be a helpful adjunction and sometime an important alternative. A… Expand
Renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system in patients with sleep apnoea: prevalence of primary aldosteronism
- A. Di Murro, L. Petramala, +5 authors C. Letizia
- Journal of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone…
- 20 May 2010
Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is a sleep disorder characterized by recurrent episodes of oxygen desaturation during sleep, representing an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease, such as… Expand
Relationships between Body Fat Distribution, Epicardial Fat and Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Obese Patients with and without Metabolic Syndrome
Background Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and metabolic syndrome, both closely related to obesity, often coexist in affected individuals; however, body mass index is not an accurate indicator of body… Expand
Rapid maxillary expansion (RME) for pediatric obstructive sleep apnea: a 12-year follow-up.
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to prospectively evaluate the long-term efficacy of rapid maxillary expansion (RME) in a group of children with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). MATERIAL AND… Expand
Orthodontics and obstructive sleep apnea in children.
- P. Pirelli, M. Saponara, C. De Rosa, E. Fanucci
- The Medical clinics of North America
- 1 May 2010
Children who suffer from respiratory problems and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) commonly exhibit disturbances of craniofacial morphology. A significant number have nasal obstruction associated with a… Expand
Screening for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome
Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Syndrome (OSAS) and rhino-tubaric disfunction in children: therapeutic effects of RME therapy.
The aim of the study was to evaluate if RME (Rapid Maxillary Expansion) therapy could improve both the patency of the nasal airways and the Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Syndrome (OSAS). 42 children with… Expand
Obstructive sleep apnea and bone mineral density in obese patients
- S. Mariani, D. Fiore, +7 authors L. Gnessi
- Diabetes, metabolic syndrome and obesity…
- 7 November 2012
Context Obesity and its co-morbidities may adversely affect bone mineral density (BMD). Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a major complication of obesity. To date, the effects of OSA on BMD in obese… Expand
Assessment of Right Ventricular Function in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome and Effects of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Therapy: A Pilot Study.
BACKGROUND It is known that obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) can affect right ventricular (RV) performance even in the absence of systemic hypertension and other known cardiac or obstructive… Expand