Airway pH monitoring in patients with suspected obstructive sleep apnoea using the Dx-pH oropharyngeal probe: preliminary report of a prospective cohort study.

@article{Wang2014AirwayPM,
  title={Airway pH monitoring in patients with suspected obstructive sleep apnoea using the Dx-pH oropharyngeal probe: preliminary report of a prospective cohort study.},
  author={C. J. Wang and H-C Lien and Armando De Virgilio and W-C Huang and M-F Wu and S-A Liu and C Wang and S-H Wu and K-L Liang and R-S Jiang},
  journal={Clinical otolaryngology : official journal of ENT-UK ; official journal of Netherlands Society for Oto-Rhino-Laryngology & Cervico-Facial Surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={39 6},
  pages={
          352-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To investigate the laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) episodes and pH values in patients with suspected obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) using the Dx-pH oropharyngeal probe. DESIGN Prospective cohort study. SETTING Tertiary medical centre. PARTICIPANTS Forty patients with complaint of snoring or suspected OSA were prospectively enrolled to receive full nocturnal polysomnography (PSG). The patients were divided into 2 groups: a simple snorers group if the Respiratory Disturbance Index… CONTINUE READING
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