COMPARISON OF MANUAL SCORING WITH AUTO GENERATED POLYSOMNOGRAPHIC SCORING IN OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNOEA (OSA) PATIENTS
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Vavilala Satish Kumar Rao, Methuku Narender, Auzumeedi Sai Kumar, Subhakar Kandi
2015 Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences  
Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is the most common unrecognized, Undiagnosed and undertreated presentation which represents a major Public health problem. It affects 2-6% of middleaged men and 1-2% of middle-aged women. OSA is a condition characterized by the episodic cessation of breathing during sleep despite persistent ventilatory efforts, associated with sleep fragmentation, arousals, and reductions in oxygen saturation. OSA is a heterogenous disease process. Therefore polysomnography which
more » ... somnography which is considered as the gold standard in diagnosis is useful in all individuals
doi:10.14260/jemds/2015/1882 fatcat:zfxlbooxzfaoremjhwipvn7qzm