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Sleep Disorders: Sleep Disorders 2 |

Morphotype of OSA Patients

Moussa Riachy, MD; Rachelle Hamade, MD; Joelle Hobeika, MD; Ihab Ibrahim, MD
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Hotel Dieu de France, Beirut, Lebanon


Copyright 2016, American College of Chest Physicians. All Rights Reserved.


Chest. 2016;150(4_S):1282A. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2016.08.1396
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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.

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