Childhood nasal obstruction and sleep-disordered breathing during clinical setting: Myth or reality?

@inproceedings{Zaffanello2018ChildhoodNO,
  title={Childhood nasal obstruction and sleep-disordered breathing during clinical setting: Myth or reality?},
  author={Marco Zaffanello and Giuseppe Lippi and Laura Tenero and Michele Piazza and Luca Sacchetto and L Nosetti and E. De Gasperi and Giuliana Piacentini},
  year={2018}
}
Objectives: The severity of sleep apneas largely depends on abnormal size of upper airway. Therefore, nasal examination is essential part of clinical evaluation of children with sleep-disordered breathing. Methods:  We performed a retrospective survey involving children aged 4 years and older which underwent in-laboratory overnight cardiorespiratory polygraph study between January 2016 and May 2017. Nasal obstruction test was used to score severity. Results: Fifty-three children (62% males… CONTINUE READING

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