Abnormalities in the flow-volume loop in obstructive sleep apnoea sitting and supine.

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We evaluated the effect of posture on the sensitivity and specificity of abnormalities in the flow-volume loop in 30 patients with suspected obstructive sleep apnoea. Flow-volume loops were judged as abnormal if the FEF50/FIF50 ratio was greater than 1 or if the sawtooth sign was judged to be present by at least two of three chest physicians. Detailed… (More)

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@article{Shore1984AbnormalitiesIT, title={Abnormalities in the flow-volume loop in obstructive sleep apnoea sitting and supine.}, author={Eric Shore and Richard P. Millman}, journal={Thorax}, year={1984}, volume={39 10}, pages={775-9} }