Obstructive sleep apnea: diagnosis with ultrafast CT.


Patients with sleep-disordered breathing often have physiologic and anatomic abnormalities of the upper airway that are demonstrable while awake. An ultrafast computed tomographic (CT) scanner was used to measure the oropharyngeal and nasopharyngeal cross-sectional areas of 11 patients with obstructive sleep apnea. Twenty-four healthy volunteers served as… (More)


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@article{Galvin1989ObstructiveSA, title={Obstructive sleep apnea: diagnosis with ultrafast CT.}, author={Jeffrey R. Galvin and Seyed A. Rooholamini and William Stanford}, journal={Radiology}, year={1989}, volume={171 3}, pages={775-8} }