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The Children's National research team theorized that magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) could offer a non-invasive way to evaluate the upper airway, determine its anatomy and dynamic function, while shielding infants from radiation exposure that can accompany other imaging techniques.
OSA is a disorder caused by the intermittent and repetitive obstruction of the upper airway during sleep, which results in the partial (hypopnea) or complete (apnea) of airflow.
The Brachycephalic Airway Syndrome (BAS) is a well described combination of upper airway disorders in predisposed breeds.
apnea) occurs because pharyngeal structures such as the tonsils and adenoids are drawn into the upper airway and block (i.
In this study, we intended to evaluate the effects of nasal surgery on the upper airway dimensions in patients with OSA using three-dimensional (3D) reconstruction of cone-beam computed tomography (CT).
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) syndrome is characterized by temporary occlusion of the upper airway several times during the night which may result in hypoxia and sleep fragmentation and that the main symptoms were chronic tiredness, day-time somnolence associated with snoring and intellectual deterioration.
Newborn upper airway obstruction secondary to micrognathia and Pierre Robin sequence can be managed with conservative and surgical interventions.
OSA is a common sleep disorder characterized by recurring collapse of the upper airway during sleep, resulting in sleep fragmentation and oxygen desaturation.
A There does seem to be an association between sleep-disordered breathing--loud snoring and pauses caused by upper airway obstruction--and teeth grinding (a.
INTRODUCTION: Although vallecular cyst is benign, its location in the upper airway necessitates the urgency in the surgical management before complication of upper airway compromise occurs.
1-6) Alterations in upper airway breathing, particularly during facial growth, may affect the development of structures and functions of the stomatognathic system.