Evaluation of a portable recording device (Somnocheck) for use in patients with suspected obstructive sleep apnoea.

@article{Ficker2001EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of a portable recording device (Somnocheck) for use in patients with suspected obstructive sleep apnoea.},
  author={Joachim H. Ficker and Gunther Harald Wiest and Jochen Wilpert and Florian Siegfried Fuchs and Eckhart Georg Hahn},
  journal={Respiration; international review of thoracic diseases},
  year={2001},
  volume={68 3},
  pages={307-12}
}
BACKGROUND Portable recording devices for the diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) should be carefully evaluated before being used on a routine basis in out-patients. OBJECTIVE This study was designed to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of the new portable recording device, Somnocheck (SC). METHODS Nocturnal polysomnographies (PSG) and SC recordings were performed simultaneously in the sleep laboratory in 51 patients with suspected OSA, and were analysed manually by a blinded… CONTINUE READING

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