Effects of nCPAP therapy on nasal ciliary function

J. Ulrich Sommer, Marius Kraus, Clemens Heiser, Karl Hörmann & Boris A. Stuck
Introduction: The use of nCPAP in the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea may lead to nasal and pharyngeal side effects. These side effects are usually addressed with airway humidification. Nevertheless, only limited data on the impact of nCPAP with our without humidifiers on the ciliary function is[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]