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 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.2399/jmu.2018001001
  • Journal Name: ENT UPDATES
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.19-26


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).