An evaluation of peripheral arterial tonometry for the diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea


Coskun Z. O. , Dursun E., Sahin U., Erdivanli O. C. , Terzi S., Celiker M., ...More

ENT UPDATES, vol.8, no.1, pp.19-26, 2018 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.2399/jmu.2018001001
  • Title of Journal : ENT UPDATES
  • Page Numbers: pp.19-26

Abstract

Objective: Peripheral arterial tonometry (PAT) as a portable method of monitoring sleep quality is a relatively recent innovation. The aim was to compare the results of PAT and polysomnography (PSG) and to evaluate the role of PAT in diagnosing obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS).