A comparison of polysomnography and the SleepStrip in the diagnosis of OSA.

@article{Pang2006ACO,
  title={A comparison of polysomnography and the SleepStrip in the diagnosis of OSA.},
  author={Kenny P Pang and Thomas A Dillard and Amy R Blanchard and Christine G Gourin and Robert Podolsky and David James Terris},
  journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={135 2},
  pages={265-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the role of a portable screening device (SleepStrip) in the diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). METHODS AND MATERIALS Prospective, nonrandomized double-blinded single cohort study at an academic health center. Patients with suspected OSA scheduled for an attended overnight Level I polysomnogram (PSG) and who consented to participate in the study wore the SleepStrip device at home the night after the PSG. The apnea-hypopnea index (AHI) determined by PSG was… CONTINUE READING