Home unattended portable monitoring and automatic CPAP titration in patients with high risk for moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea.

@article{Tedeschi2013HomeUP,
  title={Home unattended portable monitoring and automatic CPAP titration in patients with high risk for moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea.},
  author={Ersilia Tedeschi and Pierluigi Carrat{\'u} and Mario Francesco Damiani and Valentina Anna Ventura and Riccardo Drigo and Edda Enzo and Alberto Ferraresso and Geo Sasso and Franco Maria Zambotto and Onofrio Resta},
  journal={Respiratory care},
  year={2013},
  volume={58 7},
  pages={1178-83}
}
BACKGROUND Obstructive sleep apnea is a disorder characterized by recurrent obstruction of the upper airways during sleep. The high prevalence of this disease led to proposed new strategies based on the home evaluation and management of patients. OBJECTIVE To compare home unattended portable monitoring and automatic CPAP titration with attended in-laboratory analysis, in a sample of patients with high risk for moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea. METHODS We enrolled 131 subjects, who… CONTINUE READING
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