Differences in craniofacial structures and obesity in Caucasian and Chinese patients with obstructive sleep apnea.

@article{Lee2010DifferencesIC,
  title={Differences in craniofacial structures and obesity in Caucasian and Chinese patients with obstructive sleep apnea.},
  author={Richard W W Lee and Sivabalan Vasudavan and David Shu-Cheong Hui and Tania Prvan and P. Petocz and Mehmet Ali Darendeliler and Peter A. Cistulli},
  journal={Sleep},
  year={2010},
  volume={33 8},
  pages={1075-80}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVES To explore differences in craniofacial structures and obesity between Caucasian and Chinese patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). DESIGN Inter-ethnic comparison study. SETTING Two sleep disorder clinics in Australia and Hong Kong. PATIENTS 150 patients with OSA (74 Caucasian, 76 Chinese). INTERVENTIONS Anthropometry, cephalometry, and polysomnography were performed and compared. Subgroup analyses after matching for: (1) body mass index (BMI); (2) OSA severity… CONTINUE READING
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