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The Effects of Adeno- and Tonsillectomy in Children with Sleep Apnea Syndrome

  • H. Skarżyṅski
  • A. Kukwa
  • G. Opolski
  • R. Krauze
  • W. Jegliṅski
  • K. Słomka
  • A. Kalotka-Bratek

Abstract

Every case of disturbances of respiration during sleep with apneic episodes longer than 10 s should always draw our attention. After many investigations it became certain that especially children should be observed closely during all types of upper airway infections, when the patency of the airway is compromised and the risk of apneic episodes increases. Even a limited compromise of the upper airway, when chronic, may lead to a serious pathology in the circulatory system and may provoke the manifestation of disturbances in emotional life.

Keywords

Sleep Apnea Airway Obstruction Allergic Rhinitis Septum Deviation Airway Infection 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Skarżyṅski
    • 1
  • A. Kukwa
    • 1
  • G. Opolski
    • 1
  • R. Krauze
    • 1
  • W. Jegliṅski
    • 1
  • K. Słomka
    • 1
  • A. Kalotka-Bratek
    • 1
  1. 1.Departments of Otolaryngology and CardiologyMedical AcademyWarsawPoland

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