Home sleep studies in the assessment of sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome.

@article{Golpe2002HomeSS,
  title={Home sleep studies in the assessment of sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome.},
  author={Rafael Golpe and Antonio Jim{\'e}nez and Rosario Carpizo},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2002},
  volume={122 4},
  pages={1156-61}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the clinical utility of a limited sleep-recording device used unsupervised in the patient's home, compared with in-laboratory, fully supervised polysomnography for the diagnosis of sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome (SAHS), and to assess its impact on costs. DESIGN Prospective case study. SETTING The sleep-disorders unit of a tertiary referral university hospital. PATIENTS Fifty-five patients suspected of having SAHS and living within 30 km of our laboratory. METHODS… CONTINUE READING

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