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

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

ENT UPDATES, vol.8, no.1, pp.19-26, 2018 (ESCI) identifier 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 (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.19-26
  • Keywords: Obstructive sleep apnea, peripheral artery tonometry, polysomnography, apnea-hypopnea index, oxygen desaturation index, CLINICAL-PRACTICE GUIDELINE, EPIDEMIOLOGY, ACCURACY, DEVICE, UPDATE, ADULTS, RULES
  • Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University Affiliated: Yes


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).