Oxygen Desaturation Index from Nocturnal Oximetry: A Sensitive and Specific Tool to Detect Sleep-Disordered Breathing in Surgical Patients

Anesthesia & Analgesia, 04/26/2012

Oxygen desaturation index (ODI) from a high–resolution nocturnal oximeter is a sensitive and specific tool to detect undiagnosed sleep disordered breathing (SDB) in surgical patients.

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