Does apnea-hypopnea index alone reflect obstructive sleep apnea severity?


ARAZ Ö. , Pulur D., Ucar E. Y. , MERAL M. , Gorguner A. M. , AKGÜN M.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.43, no.1, pp.63-69, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 43 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1201-49
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.63-69

Abstract

Aim: We aimed to assess whether there was a correlation between the apnea-hypopnea index (AHI), desaturation time under 90% (DTU-90), and mean saturation (MS) levels and the parameters associated with tissue hypoxia.