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Article: Cephalometric norms for the upper airway in a healthy Hong Kong Chinese population

TitleCephalometric norms for the upper airway in a healthy Hong Kong Chinese population
Authors
KeywordsCephalometry
Mongoloid race
Pharynx
Issue Date2003
PublisherHong Kong Medical Association. The Journal's web site is located at http://www.hkmj.org/resources/supp.html
Citation
Hong Kong Medical Journal, 2003, v. 9 n. 1, p. 25-30 How to Cite?
AbstractObjective. To obtain normative data for cephalometric measurements of the upper airway in the local Chinese population. Design. Observational study. Setting. University department and teaching hospital out-patient clinic. Subjects and methods. Subjects included 74 healthy patients, 29 males (age range, 18-35 years) and 45 females (age range, 16-42 years), with normal skeletal facial profile, no history of snoring, sleep apnoea, upper airway disease, tonsillectomy or adenoidectomy, obesity, of pathology in the pharynx. Twenty cephalometric airway measurements, including size of the tongue, soft palate, nasopharynx, oropharynx, hypopharynx, and relative position of the hyoid bone and valleculae were obtained. Landmarks on cephalometric radiographs were digitised and measurements were made using a specially designed computer programme. Error analysis of measurements was performed and comparison of measurements according to sex was made. Results. Significant sex dimorphism was seen for the majority of measurements, with the exception of minimal depth of the airway, oropharyngeal depth of the airway, and the soft palate angle with the hard palate. Conclusion. A minimum sagittal dimension of the upper airway was evident despite differences in measurements between sexes. Findings from this study should be a useful reference for the assessment of sleep apnoea in the local population.
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/44553
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2015 Impact Factor: 0.887
2015 SCImago Journal Rankings: 0.279
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dc.contributor.authorXia, Jen_HK
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dc.description.abstractObjective. To obtain normative data for cephalometric measurements of the upper airway in the local Chinese population. Design. Observational study. Setting. University department and teaching hospital out-patient clinic. Subjects and methods. Subjects included 74 healthy patients, 29 males (age range, 18-35 years) and 45 females (age range, 16-42 years), with normal skeletal facial profile, no history of snoring, sleep apnoea, upper airway disease, tonsillectomy or adenoidectomy, obesity, of pathology in the pharynx. Twenty cephalometric airway measurements, including size of the tongue, soft palate, nasopharynx, oropharynx, hypopharynx, and relative position of the hyoid bone and valleculae were obtained. Landmarks on cephalometric radiographs were digitised and measurements were made using a specially designed computer programme. Error analysis of measurements was performed and comparison of measurements according to sex was made. Results. Significant sex dimorphism was seen for the majority of measurements, with the exception of minimal depth of the airway, oropharyngeal depth of the airway, and the soft palate angle with the hard palate. Conclusion. A minimum sagittal dimension of the upper airway was evident despite differences in measurements between sexes. Findings from this study should be a useful reference for the assessment of sleep apnoea in the local population.en_HK
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dc.subjectCephalometryen_HK
dc.subjectMongoloid raceen_HK
dc.subjectPharynxen_HK
dc.subject.meshCephalometryen_HK
dc.subject.meshLarynx - anatomy & histologyen_HK
dc.subject.meshPharynx - anatomy & histologyen_HK
dc.subject.meshAsian Continental Ancestry Groupen_HK
dc.subject.meshHyoid Bone - anatomy & histologyen_HK
dc.titleCephalometric norms for the upper airway in a healthy Hong Kong Chinese populationen_HK
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