Key clinical point: Sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) can be persistent and recurrent in children with Down syndrome, and long-term monitoring is warranted.
Major finding: SDB persistence/recurrence did not vary by age (odds ratio per year = 1.15; 95% confidence interval, 0.96-1.41; P = .13).
Study details: Retrospective cohort analysis of 120 children with Down syndrome tested via sleep study at least once for SDB (48% male, median age 6.6 years).
Disclosures: No study funding or author disclosures were reported.
Nehme J et al. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2019 Jun 6. doi: 10.1002/ppul.24380.