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the Upper Airway Center, we diagnose and care for children with upper airway
obstruction and sleep apnea with underlying conditions such as:
properly diagnose obstructive sleep apnea, the majority of children will need a
sleep study. The Upper Airway Center strongly recommends that the sleep study
be done at a pediatric facility using pediatric scoring. The results of the
study are shared during the multidisciplinary team meeting and a treatment plan
is developed that will then be shared with the family.
physicians specialize in a broad scope of surgical and nonsurgical treatments, depending
on the needs of the child. Treatments will depend on the condition or cause of
the obstruction but can include nasal surgery, palatal radiofrequency or
Cincinnati Children’s is ranked No. 2 in Pulmonology and third among all Honor Roll hospitals in the 2014-15 U.S. News & World Report listing of Best Children’s Hospitals. Learn more about the rankings.
We have 35 years of combined experience in treating children with Down syndrome with otolaryngology or sleep concerns.
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