Portable monitoring devices in the diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea: current status, advantages, and limitations.

@article{Polese2010PortableMD,
  title={Portable monitoring devices in the diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea: current status, advantages, and limitations.},
  author={J{\'e}ssica F{\'a}bia Polese and Rog{\'e}rio Santos-Silva and Rafael Freire Kobayashi and Indira Nunes de Paula Pinto and S{\'e}rgio Tufik and Lia Bittencourt},
  journal={Jornal brasileiro de pneumologia : publicacao oficial da Sociedade Brasileira de Pneumologia e Tisilogia},
  year={2010},
  volume={36 4},
  pages={498-505}
}
Recent years have seen a growing interest in the use of portable monitoring devices for the diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. These have the potential to be used in lieu of the more complicated and uncomfortable alternative, polysomnography, which has long been considered to be the gold standard for the diagnosis of this relatively prevalent condition. Following their approval in 2008 by the Center of Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency which administers Medicare and… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.
6 Citations
52 References
Similar Papers

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 52 references

Prevalence of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome in Sao Paulo Epidemiological Sleep Study

  • S Tufik, R Santos-Silva, J Taddei, LA. Bittencourt
  • Sleep. 2009;32(Abstract Supp):A166
  • 2009
1 Excerpt

Validation of a portable monitoring system for the diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome

  • WA Whitelaw, RF Brant, WW Flemons
  • 2009

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…