[Validation of a respiratory polygraphy system in the diagnosis of sleep apnea syndrome].

  title={[Validation of a respiratory polygraphy system in the diagnosis of sleep apnea syndrome].},
  author={Alfredo Candela and Lynda Hernandez and S Garc{\'i}a Asensio and Jos{\'e} S{\'a}nchez-Pay{\'a} and J Vila and Nagore Benito and Sergio Romero},
  journal={Archivos de bronconeumologia},
  volume={41 2},
OBJECTIVE To validate a cardiorespiratory polygraphy system (BITMED NGP 140) by comparing it to conventional polysomnography in the diagnosis of sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome. PATIENTS AND METHODS Polysomnography and cardio-respiratory polygraphy were performed simultaneously on 103 consecutive patients referred because of suspected sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome. The Bland and Altman method and intraclass correlation coefficients were used to assess agreement between the 2 methods of… CONTINUE READING


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