Abstract from Literature
Synopsis: Home oximetry using the pattern of repetitive desaturation rather than absolute thresholds improved the sensitivity and negative predictive value for sleep apnea hypopnea syndrome (SAHS).
Source: Séries F, et al. Utility of nocturnal home oximetry for case finding in patients with suspected sleep apnea hypopnea syndrome. Ann Int Med 1993;119(6):449–529.