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Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA): Differences Between Normal-Weight, Overweight, Obese and Morbidly Obese Children
The severity of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in children determines perioperative management and is an indication for postoperative polysomnography (PSG). There is a paucity of data on differences and predictors of OSA ...
The Outcomes of Tonsillectomy in Obese Pediatric Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea
INTRODUCTION: Pediatric obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is characterized by obstruction of the upper airway during sleep leading to inadequate ventilation. OSA is a common disorder, occurring in 1-4% of young children that ...