Snoring in twins.

  title={Snoring in twins.},
  author={Luigi Ferini-Strambi and Giliola Calori and Alessandro Oldani and Giacomo Della Marca and Marco Zucconi and Vincenza Castronovo and Giuseppe Gallus and Salvatore Smirne},
  journal={Respiratory medicine},
  volume={89 5},
Snoring is a prerequisite for obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) and is known to run in families. Recent studies have provided sufficient evidence for a familial predisposition to OSA. In our study, 492 monozygotic and 284 dizygotic twins were contacted by telephone and asked to attend an interview which included questions of life habits, medical history, sleep habits and disorders, with particular emphasis on snoring. Our study showed that the probandwise concordance rate for habitual snoring was… CONTINUE READING
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