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J Korean Sleep Res Soc. 2007;4(1):23-25.         doi: https://doi.org/10.13078/jksrs.07004
소아 폐쇄성 수면무호흡증후군에서 진단적 수면다원검사의 유용성
고려대학교 의과대학 이비인후-두경부외과학 교실
Usefulness of Diagnostic Polysomnography in Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome
Seung Hoon Lee
Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, College of Medicine, Korea University
Corresponding Author: Seung Hoon Lee ,Tel: +82-31-412-5170, Fax: +82-31-412-5174, Email: shleeent@kumc.or.kr
Received: June 11, 2007   Accepted: June 23, 2007   Published online: June 30, 2007
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In children with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS), Polysomnography (PSG) is recommended as the gold standard diagnostic test to evaluate the severity of OSAS. When compared to adults with OSAS, there are some differences in definition and clinical diagnosis in children with OSAS. Laboratory-based nocturnal PSG is expensive, uncomfortable, not readily accessible, delay definite treatment for OSAS. Therefore, We just performed the PSG in suspected children with OSAS who caregiver want to know objectively the sleep and respiratory disturbances during sleep. In addition, PSG may be performed in children who had high postoperative residual or recurrence OSAS after surgery and high peri-operative risk, such as, postoperative respiratory compromise, or bleeding tendency.
Keywords: Children | Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome | Polysomnography
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