SESSION TITLE: Sleep Disorders 2
SESSION TYPE: Original Investigation Poster
PRESENTED ON: Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
PURPOSE: Compare the craniofacial morphological phenotype of subjects with and without obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) using a clinical analysis technique.
METHODS: Design: Prospective observational study. Morphotype comparison of case-control groups and of matched groups for age and sex. Setting: Sleep Center in a university teaching hospital: Hotel Dieu de France. Patients: 109 subjects with OSA (Respiratory Disturbance Index RDI≥ 15 /h) and 53 controls (RDI <15/ h). Interventions: craniofacial clinical measures defined and standardized are performed for each subject prior to polysomnography.