How do cine MRI and drug-induced sleep endoscopy (DISE) compare in identifying upper airway obstruction (UAO) sites in children with persistent obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) after adenotonsillectomy (AT)?
Explore this issue:May 2017
Cine MRI and DISE documented single and multiple sites of UAO in children with persistent OSA after AT. Cine MRI and DISE findings were similar in the majority of the children.
Background: Children with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may have multiple sites of upper airway obstruction (UAO). A wide variety of techniques has been used to evaluate UAO. Cine magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and DISE have been increasingly used to evaluate UAO in children with OSA.