Intranasal corticosteroids for mild childhood obstructive sleep apnea--a randomized, placebo-controlled study.

@article{Chan2015IntranasalCF,
  title={Intranasal corticosteroids for mild childhood obstructive sleep apnea--a randomized, placebo-controlled study.},
  author={Ching Ching Kate Chan and Chun Ting Au and Hugh S Lam and Dennis L.Y. Lee and Yun Kwok Wing and Albert M. C. Li},
  journal={Sleep medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={358-63}
}
BACKGROUND The use of non-surgical treatment for childhood obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is gaining popularity, especially in children with mild disease. OBJECTIVE To test the hypothesis that intranasal corticosteroids reduce disease severity in children with mild OSA. STUDY DESIGN A randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial of intranasal mometasone furoate (MF) versus placebo in children aged 6 to 18 years with mild OSA. The primary outcome was the change from baseline… CONTINUE READING
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