One component of the pathophysiology of OSAS that is among the least understood and studied is the role of the nose. Daytime nasal obstruction was reported as an independent risk factor for OSAS. The patency of the nose can influence the patency of the pharynx. Finally, the nasal obstruction test may be a useful, time sparring ambulatory assessment that can predict SDB severity in children

NASAL OBSTRUCTION AND SLEEP DISORDERED BREATHING DURING CLINICAL PRACTICE IN CHILDREN

ZAFFANELLO, Marco;Gasperi, Emma;TENERO, Laura;PIAZZA, Michele;BONAFINI, Sara;SACCHETTO, Luca;PIACENTINI, Giorgio
2017-01-01

Abstract

One component of the pathophysiology of OSAS that is among the least understood and studied is the role of the nose. Daytime nasal obstruction was reported as an independent risk factor for OSAS. The patency of the nose can influence the patency of the pharynx. Finally, the nasal obstruction test may be a useful, time sparring ambulatory assessment that can predict SDB severity in children
SLEEP DISORDERED BREATHING; CHILDREN
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