Utility of actigraphy in the diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea.

@article{Elbaz2002UtilityOA,
  title={Utility of actigraphy in the diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea.},
  author={Mahmoud Elbaz and Ga{\"e}l Rou{\'e} and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Lofaso and Marie Antonia Qu{\'e}ra Salva},
  journal={Sleep},
  year={2002},
  volume={25 5},
  pages={527-31}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVES To determine whether adding actimetry to simplified polygraphy (respiratory-parameter monitoring without neurophysiologic variable recording) improves apnea-hypopnea index (AHI) evaluation as compared to simplified polygraphy alone. DESIGN Comparison of AHI values obtained by all-night polysomnography and by simplified polygraphy with and without actimetry. SETTING A teaching-hospital sleep laboratory in Garches, France. PATIENTS 20 adults with suspected obstructive sleep… CONTINUE READING

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