The CT evaluations of oro and hypopharyngeal modifications in patients with sleep apnea syndrome

Adriana Neagos, Diana Duca, Sorin Rosca & Raluca Cerces
CT helps in understanding pathophysiology of Sleep Apnea Syndrome. CT is widely available and allows measurements throat by sagittal sections, allowing precise evaluation of transverse sectional area of the respiratory track. Possibility of three-dimensional reconstruction of axial images to assess volumetric throat. In other news CT allows a high spatial and temporal resolution in dynamic imaging can. Our study is based on a group of patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome of varying degree to...