Inflammatory Markers and Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Obese Children: The NANOS Study

@inproceedings{GilelesHillel2014InflammatoryMA,
  title={Inflammatory Markers and Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Obese Children: The NANOS Study},
  author={Alex Gileles-Hillel and M. Luz Alonso-{\'A}lvarez and Leila Kheirandish-Gozal and Eduard Peris and Jos{\'e} Aurelio Cordero-Guevara and Joaqu{\'i}n Ter{\'a}n-Santos and M{\'o}nica Gonzalez Martinez and Mar{\'i}a Jos{\'e} Jurado-Luque and Jaime Corral-Pe{\~n}afiel and Joaqu{\'i}n Dur{\'a}n-Cantolla and David Gozal},
  booktitle={Mediators of inflammation},
  year={2014}
}
INTRODUCTION Obesity and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSA) are common coexisting conditions associated with a chronic low-grade inflammatory state underlying some of the cognitive, metabolic, and cardiovascular morbidities. AIM To examine the levels of inflammatory markers in obese community-dwelling children with OSA, as compared to no-OSA, and their association with clinical and polysomnographic (PSG) variables. Methods. In this cross-sectional, prospective multicenter study, healthy… CONTINUE READING