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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
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Adeno-tonsillectomy and rapid maxillary distraction in pre-pubertal children, a pilot study
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 preliminaryExpand
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Rapid maxillary expansion before and after adenotonsillectomy in children with obstructive sleep apnea
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. AExpand
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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 ANDExpand
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Orthodontics and obstructive sleep apnea in children.
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 aExpand
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A light microscopic investigation of the human midpalatal suture.
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 suturalExpand
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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 withExpand
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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).
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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.
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A comparative light microscopic study of human midpalatal suture and periodontal ligament.
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 30Expand
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