Value of Home Oximetry in Screening for SAHS

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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.

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