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The role of the nose in the pathogenesis of obstructive sleep apnea.

Abstract:

PURPOSE OF REVIEW: To define the relationship between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and nasal obstruction, we have reviewed the literature on epidemiological, physiological, and randomized controlled studies in which the relationship between nasal obstruction and OSA was investigated. RECENT FINDINGS: Data from observational studies suggest that nasal obstruction contributes to the pathogenesis of OSA. Recently, studies have mainly focused on the effects of therapeutic interventions on the n...

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Journal:
Current opinion in otolaryngology and head and neck surgery
Volume:
17
Issue:
1
Pages:
33-37
Publication date:
2009-02-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1531-6998
ISSN:
1068-9508
URN:
uuid:29581669-96ee-499d-94db-84e755663e9e
Source identifiers:
71542
Local pid:
pubs:71542

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