Rapid maxillary expansion (RME) for pediatric obstructive sleep apnea: a 12-year follow-up.

@article{Pirelli2015RapidME,
  title={Rapid maxillary expansion (RME) for pediatric obstructive sleep apnea: a 12-year follow-up.},
  author={P. Pirelli and M. Saponara and C. Guilleminault},
  journal={Sleep medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={16 8},
  pages={
          933-5
        }
}
  • P. Pirelli, M. Saponara, C. Guilleminault
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Sleep medicine
  • OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to prospectively evaluate the long-term efficacy of rapid maxillary expansion (RME) in a group of children with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA. [...] Key Method Twenty-three individuals (73% of the initial group) were followed up annually over a mean of 12 years after the completion of orthodontic treatment at a mean age of 8.68 years.Expand Abstract
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