International Pediatric Otolaryngology group (IPOG) consensus on the diagnosis and management of pediatric obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)

Pálma Benedek, Karthik Balakrishnan, Michael J. Cunningham, Norman R. Friedman, Steven L. Goudy, Stacey L. Ishman, Gábor Katona, Erin M. Kirkham, Derek J. Lam, Nicolas Leboulanger, Gi Soo Lee, Claire Le Treut, Ron B. Mitchell, Harlan R. Muntz, Mary Fances Musso, Sanjay R. Parikh, Reza Rahbar, Soham Roy, John Russell, Douglas R. SidellKathleen C.Y. Sie, Richard JH Smith, Marlene A. Soma, Michelle E. Wyatt, George Zalzal, Karen B. Zur, An Boudewyns

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Abstract

Objective: To develop an expert-based consensus of recommendations for the diagnosis and management of pediatric obstructive sleep apnea. Methods: A two-iterative Delphi method questionnaire was used to formulate expert recommendations by the members of the International Pediatric Otolaryngology Group (IPOG). Results: Twenty-six members completed the survey. Consensus recommendations (>90% agreement) are formulated for 15 different items related to the clinical evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, postoperative management and follow-up of children with OSA. Conclusion: The recommendations formulated in this IPOG consensus statement may be used along with existing clinical practice guidelines to improve the quality of care and to reduce variation in care for children with OSA.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number110276
JournalInternational Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
Volume138
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2020

Keywords

  • Adenotonsillectomy
  • Endoscopy
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Pediatric
  • Polysomnography
  • Treatment

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Otorhinolaryngology

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