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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
Adeno-tonsillectomy and rapid maxillary distraction in pre-pubertal children, a pilot study
- C. Guilleminault, P. Monteyrol, N. Huynh, P. Pirelli, S. Quo, K. Li
- Sleep and Breathing
- 1 May 2011
IntroductionWhen both narrow maxilla and moderately enlarged tonsils are present in children with obstructive sleep apnea, the decision of which treatment to do first is unclear. A preliminary… 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
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
A light microscopic investigation of the human midpalatal suture.
- P. Pirelli, F. Botti, E. Ragazzoni, C. Arcuri, D. Cocchia
- Chemistry, Medicine
- Italian journal of anatomy and embryology…
Biopsy samples of the human midpalatal suture, obtained from patients (age range: 10 and 30 yrs), were embedded in resin, cut with ultramicrotome and analyzed at light microscopy. The sutural… Expand
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
Rapid maxillary expansion for pediatric obstructive sleep apnea: A systematic review and meta‐analysis
To perform a systematic review with meta‐analysis for sleep study outcomes in children who have undergone rapid maxillary expansion (RME) as treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).
Espansione Rapida del Mascellare:effetti sulla funzionalita' respiratoria ed uditiva
The authors carried out an ENT study about the effects of the RME,pointing out with objective tests the improvements of both respiratory and auditive functionality.
A comparative light microscopic study of human midpalatal suture and periodontal ligament.
- P. Pirelli, E. Ragazzoni, F. Botti, C. Arcuri, D. Cocchia
- Minerva stomatologica
- 1 September 1997
In order to provide information on the morphological features of both human midpalatal suture and periodontal ligament, bioptic samples were obtained from patients whose age was between 10 and 30… Expand