68. Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children

  1. Teofilo Lee-Chiong M.D.
  1. Preetam Bandla and
  2. Carole L. Marcus

Published Online: 4 NOV 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471751723.ch68

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

How to Cite

Bandla, P. and Marcus, C. L. (2005) Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children, in Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook (ed T. Lee-Chiong), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471751723.ch68

Editor Information

  1. National Jewish Medical and Research Center, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center Denver, Colorado, USA

Author Information

  1. The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 NOV 2005
  2. Published Print: 4 NOV 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471683711

Online ISBN: 9780471751724



  • Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS);
  • nocturnal videotaping;
  • symptomatic and polysomnographic resolution


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Epidemiology

  • Pathophysiology

  • Clinical Features

  • Complications

  • Evaluation

  • Treatment

  • Prognosis

  • References