Use of Ambulatory Polysomnography in Children With Syndromic Craniosynostosis

@article{Bannink2010UseOA,
  title={Use of Ambulatory Polysomnography in Children With Syndromic Craniosynostosis},
  author={Natalja Bannink and Irene M. J. Mathijssen and K F M Joosten},
  journal={Journal of Craniofacial Surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={21},
  pages={1365-1368}
}
Children with syndromic or complex craniosynostosis are at risk of developing obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) because of midface hypoplasia and collapse of the pharynx. The criterion standard in diagnosing OSA is polysomnography. The aims of this study were to analyze the feasibility of a home cardiorespiratory monitor in children with syndromic or complex craniosynostosis and to analyze whether oximetry alone or the sum of the amplitudes of the thoracic and abdominal movements (X flow) are… 

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