- Passive Smoke Affects Ultrastructure of Nasal Mucosa in Children
- Increased Eustachian Tube Dysfunction in Children with Obstructive Sleep Apnea
- Risk Factors for Spasmodic Dysphonia
- Predictors of Complications of Free Flap Reconstruction
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Passive Smoke Affects Ultrastructure of Nasal Mucosa in Children
What is the effect of passive exposure to smoke on nasal respiratory mucosa in children?
Background: Most studies concerning the effects of passive, or secondhand, smoking have examined its carcinogenic effect on the lower respiratory tract, while the effects on nasal respiratory mucosa have not been widely studied.
Study design: Study of 20 children exposed and 10 not exposed to passive smoke.