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Obstructive sleep apnea in adults with Down syndrome.
|Title||Obstructive sleep apnea in adults with Down syndrome.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2009|
|Authors||Trois MS, Capone GT, Lutz JA, Melendres MC, Schwartz AR, Collop NA, Marcus CL|
|Journal||Journal of clinical sleep medicine : JCSM : official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine|
|Date Published||2009 Aug 15|
A high proportion of children with Down syndrome (DS) have the obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS). Although adults with DS have many predisposing factors for OSAS, this population has not been well studied. We hypothesized that OSAS is common in adults with DS, and that the severity of OSAS is worse in DS adults who are more obese.
|Alternate Journal||J Clin Sleep Med|