Indian Journal of Science and Technology
Year: 2015, Volume: 8, Issue: 27, Pages: 1-5
Ki-Jeong Kim1 , Hong-Ryang Jung2* , Cheong-Hwan Lim3 , Woo-Taek Im3 , Jae-Goo Shim4 and Mi-Hwa Lee5
1 Department of Radiology, Konkuk University Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea; [email protected]
2 Department of Radiology Science, Hanseo University, ChungcheongNam-do, South Korea; [email protected]
3 Department of Health Care, Hanseo University, ChungcheongNam-do, South Korea; [email protected], [email protected]
4 Department of Oncology, Samsung Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea; [email protected]
5 Department of Radiology, Gangdong Kyung-Hee University Hospital, Seoul, South Korea; [email protected]
The study tried to comparatively analyze surgical findings based on the examination results of polysomnography and video-fluoroscopy which are examinations useful in diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. The subjects were patients over the age of 18 who were admitted for snoring, observed apnea, or sleepiness. Received under polysomnography and video-fluoroscopy inspection of obstructive sleep apnea of doubt from March 2013 to February 2014, it was intended for patients who have undergone surgical treatment. In the analysis was obstructive sleep apnea severity, there were difference in all clauses excluding age and height (P<0.05). Crosstab due to the presence or absence of video-fluoroscopy and polysomnography and surgical treatment, there was a significant difference (p<0.05). There are many examinations for diagnosing obstructive sleep apnea but as an essential examination there are polysomnography and video-fluoroscopy examination that can observe the dynamic change of the obstruction which are clinically useful.
Keywords: Apnea-Hypopnea Index, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Polysomnography, Video-Fluoroscopy
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