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The role of the nose in the pathogenesis of obstructive sleep apnoea and snoring.

Abstract:

Data from observational studies suggest that nasal obstruction contributes to the pathogenesis of snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA). To define more accurately the relationship between snoring, OSA and nasal obstruction, the current authors have summarised the literature on epidemiological and physiological studies, and performed a systematic review of randomised controlled trials in which the effects of treating nasal obstruction on snoring and OSA were investigated. Searches of bibl...

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10.1183/09031936.00032007

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Stradling, JR More by this author
Journal:
The European respiratory journal
Volume:
30
Issue:
6
Pages:
1208-1215
Publication date:
2007-12-05
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EISSN:
1399-3003
ISSN:
0903-1936
URN:
uuid:a2199f2a-aa31-4ef9-99f0-6386824f1b63
Source identifiers:
71434
Local pid:
pubs:71434

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