New approaches to the diagnosis of sleep-disordered breathing in children.

@article{Gozal2010NewAT,
  title={New approaches to the diagnosis of sleep-disordered breathing in children.},
  author={David Gozal and Leila Kheirandish-Gozal},
  journal={Sleep medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={11 7},
  pages={708-13}
}
Sleep-disordered breathing in general and particularly, obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) are highly prevalent conditions in children. Current diagnostic approaches range from exclusively using clinical presentation and physical examination to the current "Gold Standard" of overnight polysomnography (NPSG). But while it is clear that the former is fraught with major limitations, the latter is also associated with significant obstacles, such as relative unavailability of appropriately… CONTINUE READING

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