Retropalatal Müller grade is associated with the severity of obstructive sleep apnea in non-obese Asian patients: Retropalatal Müller grade and OSA in non-obese

Ming Ju Wu, Ching Yin Ho, Hung Huey Tsai, Hung Meng Huang, Pei Lin Lee, Ching Ting Tan

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Purpose: The aim of this study was to investigate whether physical evaluations could be used for predicting the presence and severity of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in non-obese snoring patients. Methods: This is a retrospective study, and a total of 244 nonobese (body mass index, BMI, 2) snoring patients (178 men and 66 women; mean age=43.1±12.1 years) were included. Each patient underwent polysomnography and a thorough physical examination, including flexible nasopharyngoscopy and Müller maneuver. Patients were divided into four groups based on apnea-hypopnea index (AHI) scores: normal (simple snoring), AHI
原文英語
頁(從 - 到)799-807
頁數9
期刊Sleep and Breathing
15
發行號4
DOIs
出版狀態已發佈 - 12月 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • 耳鼻咽喉科
  • 神經病學(臨床)

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