Role and Circadian Rhythms of Proinflammatory Cytokines, Cortisol, and Melatonin in Children with Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome

  • Luana Nosetti
  • Luigi Nespoli


Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) is characterized by episodes of partial or complete upper airway obstruction that occur during sleep, usually associated with a reduction in oxyhemoglobin saturation and/or hypercarbia.


Obstructive Sleep Apnea Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Circadian Rhythm Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome Excessive Daytime Sleepiness 
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