Meta-analysis published in JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg1
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Strengthened by the blinded design of most of the included studies, this technology represents a viable alternative to PSG for confirmation of clinically suspected sleep apnea.
-Yalamanchali et al, JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg1
According to study results cited in the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) practice guidelines:
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References: 1. Yalamanchali S, Farajian V, Hamilton C, Pott TR, Samuelson CG, Friedman M. Diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea by peripheral arterial tonometry: meta-analysis. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2013;139(12):1343-1350. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2013.5338. 2. Kapur VK, Auckley DH, Chowdhuri S, et al. Clinical practice guideline for diagnostic testing for adult obstructive sleep apnea: an American Academy of Sleep Medicine clinical practice guideline. J Clin Sleep Med. 2017;13(3):479-504.
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