Cephalometric abnormalities in non-obese and obese patients with obstructive sleep apnoea.

@article{Sakakibara1999CephalometricAI,
  title={Cephalometric abnormalities in non-obese and obese patients with obstructive sleep apnoea.},
  author={Hisataka Sakakibara and M Tong and Kyoko Matsushita and Mutsuko Hirata and Yusuke Konishi and Susumu Suetsugu},
  journal={The European respiratory journal},
  year={1999},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={403-10}
}
The aim of this work was to comprehensively evaluate the cephalometric features in Japanese patients with obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) and to elucidate the relationship between cephalometric variables and severity of apnoea. Forty-eight cephalometric variables were measured in 37 healthy males and 114 male OSA patients, who were classed into 54 non-obese (body mass index (BMI) <27 kg x m(-2), apnoea-hypopnoea index (AHI)=25.3+/-16.1 events x h(-1)) and 60 obese (BMI > or = 27 kg x m(-2), AHI… CONTINUE READING

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