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Short Review

Pediatric Sleep Apnea: A Multidisciplinary Diagnosis with a Multimodality Treatment

Baljeet S Virk, Priyanka Kapoor, Aman Chowdhry, Pranav Ish, Nitesh Gupta

Keywords : Benefit, Dental, Multimodality, OSA, Pediatric, Positive airway pressure, Screening, STOP-BANG

Citation Information : Virk BS, Kapoor P, Chowdhry A, Ish P, Gupta N. Pediatric Sleep Apnea: A Multidisciplinary Diagnosis with a Multimodality Treatment. Indian Sleep Med 2021; 16 (3):90-92.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10069-0079

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 13-10-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Pediatric obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is an underdiagnosed and often ignored entity. Besides, its management needs a multimodality approach including medical, surgical, dental, and positive airway pressure therapy. This short review discusses the approach, management, and screening options for pediatric OSA along with a glimpse of the latest innovations and the road ahead.


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