Cardiac Involvement in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome, (OSAS) — Case Report

  • M. Migdał
  • K. Kubicka
  • W. Kawalec
  • L. Orłowski
  • M. Zubrzycka
  • P. S. Gutkowski

Abstract

The causes of OSAS in children are numerous and range from neuromuscular and endocrine disorders to craniofacial anomalies or nasal congestion (Hunt and Brouilette 1982). Tonsil and adenoid hypertrophy is probably the most frequent cause of OSAS in children.

Keywords

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome Pulmonary Artery Pressure Interventricular Septum Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome Patient 
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References

  1. Hunt, C.E., and Brouillette, R.T., 1982, Abnormalities of breathing control and airway maintenance in infants and children as a cause of cor pulmonale, Pediatric Cardiology, 3: 249.Google Scholar
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Migdał
    • 1
  • K. Kubicka
    • 1
  • W. Kawalec
    • 1
  • L. Orłowski
    • 1
  • M. Zubrzycka
    • 1
  • P. S. Gutkowski
    • 1
  1. 1.Child Health CenterWarsawPoland

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