Cephalometric and computed tomographic predictors of obstructive sleep apnea severity.

  title={Cephalometric and computed tomographic predictors of obstructive sleep apnea severity.},
  author={A. A. Lowe and John A. Fleetham and Satoshi Adachi and C. Frank Ryan},
  journal={American journal of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics : official publication of the American Association of Orthodontists, its constituent societies, and the American Board of Orthodontics},
  volume={107 6},
The interaction between craniofacial structure assessed by lateral cephalometry, and tongue, soft palate, and upper airway size determined from computed tomography (CT) scans was examined in 25 control subjects and 80 patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). On the basis of the cephalometric analyses, the patients with OSA had retruded mandibles with larger ANB angle differences, elongated maxillary and mandibular incisors and mandibular molars, and high total upper and lower face heights… CONTINUE READING


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