What is the role of cine MRI in the workup of childhood obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)?

Updated: Feb 13, 2019
  • Author: Mary E Cataletto, MD; Chief Editor: Denise Serebrisky, MD  more...
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Cine MRI during sleep may be helpful in identifying specific sites of airway obstruction in the complicated patient being evaluated for surgical interventions. This technique is currently only available at a handful of specialized tertiary care facilities.


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