A Study to Compare Transverse Diagnostic Methods in Pediatric Patients After Polysomnogram for Diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea
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- Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
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Sponsor Protocol Number: 19-005014
About this study
The primary purpose of this study is to analyze maxillary transverse dimensions in children who have completed polysomnography (PSG), using McNamara’s Criteria and Andrew’s Six Elements.
Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.
- Any pediatric patient between the ages of 7 to 17 years old.
- First permanent molars must be in occlusion (first permanent molars should be in occlusion to exclude ambiguity of their position).
- All patients must complete a baseline PSG study.
- Patients of any race, gender, ethnicity and sex.
- Patients with and without adenoid/tonsils will be included.
- Patients with previous expansion or other orthodontic treatment.
- Patients with craniofacial syndromes or craniosynostosis forms.
- Patients with nasal abnormalities such as polyps, etc.
- Patients with first permanent molars not in occlusion.
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