CHOC offers new treatment to provide relief to patients with obstructive sleep apnea when traditional treatments were unsuccessful.
In the Spotlight: Neal Nakra, M.D.
As medical director of the CHOC pediatric sleep program, Dr. Neal Nakra is examining sleep study data to further analyze the relationships between sleep and obesity, metabolic syndrome and other pediatric conditions. Dr. Nakra’s initial interests in sleep medicine deepened during his pulmonary medicine fellowship at Yale-New Haven Hospital, in Connecticut. Already well aware of […]
Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome and Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Pediatrics
In this CHOC grand rounds video, Dr. Neal Nakra, pediatric pulmonologist and medical director of CHOC’s pediatric sleep program, addresses the topic of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and obesity in the pediatric population. In addition to discussing the trends in OSA, Dr. Nakra details the relationship between the condition and metabolic syndrome. Data, collected over […]