Preschool children with obstructive sleep apnea: the beginnings of elevated blood pressure?

@article{Nisbet2013PreschoolCW,
  title={Preschool children with obstructive sleep apnea: the beginnings of elevated blood pressure?},
  author={Lauren C. Nisbet and Stephanie R. Yiallourou and Sarah Nichole Biggs and Gillian M. Nixon and Margot J. Davey and John A. Trinder and Lisa M Walter and Rosemary Sylvia Claire Horne},
  journal={Sleep},
  year={2013},
  volume={36 8},
  pages={
          1219-26
        }
}
STUDY OBJECTIVES In adults and older children, snoring and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) are associated with elevated blood pressure (BP). However, BP has not been assessed in preschool children, the age of highest OSA prevalence. We aimed to assess overnight BP in preschool children with snoring and OSA using pulse transit time (PTT), an inverse continuous indicator of BP changes. DESIGN Overnight polysomnography including PTT. Children were grouped according to their obstructive apnea… CONTINUE READING
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