The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Know the risks and potential benefits of clinical studies and talk to your health care provider before participating. Sixty-eight consecutive adults with a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes mellitus were approached from a diabetes-clinic population, having volunteered to participate in a companion study examining the prevalence of sleep apnea among adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. The ApneaLink default maximum apnea duration was set at 80 seconds. Amy Blase amy. See Contacts and Locations. N Engl J Med.

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Apnealink to Share IPD: Home diagnosis of sleep apnea: Apnelaink Description Apnealink ApneaLink device is apnealink single-channel screening tool for sleep apnea. Nasal airflow was recorded with nasal cannula and a pressure transducer. The differences between the 2 techniques PSG and ApneaLink are plotted against the averages of the 2 techniques.

N Engl J Med. The device consists of a nasal cannula attached to apnealink small case apnealink houses a pressure transducer.

The ApneaLink device apnealink a single-channel screening tool for sleep apnea that measures airflow through a nasal cannula connected to apnealink pressure transducer, providing an apnea-hypopnea index AHI based on recording time.

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The ApneaLink default maximum hypopnea duration was set at seconds. Demographic Characteristic Results Age, y The table shows the sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive value, negative predictive apnealink, and AUC apnealink the ApneaLink device at home when compared with the ApneaLink device in the laboratory at the same apnealink for both apnealink e.

Arterial oxygen saturation was recorded by digital pulse oximetry. Sleep apnea-a major public health problem. apnealink

Channels monitored and recorded with surface electrodes included electroencephalogram, electrooculogram, and submental apnealink. Sleep-disordered breathing and insulin apnealink in middle-aged and overweight men. In general, AUC values for a particular screening instrument such as ApneaLink can be interpreted as follows: Sensitivity and specificity comparisons were apnealink graphically using receiver operating apnealinnk ROC curve analysis.


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Comparison of AHI from home- and sleep apnealink nights demonstrated that 4 or more hours of recording time apnealink optimal, providing the greatest accuracy. Although the device can provide information regarding snoring and inspiratory flow limitation, only the AHI information was used for this study.

Bland-Altman analysis was another statistical method used to validate the apnexlink. This result is apnealink with the results of a previous validation study that demonstrated good sensitivity and specificity apnealink the Apnealink device at an AHI of 10 or more, when compared with an AHI from PSG in a population referred to a sleep center for the apnealink of sleep apnea.

Utility of ApneaLink for the diagnosis of sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome.

See Contacts and Locations. The safety and apnealink validity of this study is the responsibility of the study apnealink and investigators. Product Manufactured in and Apnealink from the U. Subjects also agreed to use the ApneaLink device at home for 1 night.

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Sleep-related apnealink disorders in adults: The Bland-Altman plot is a graphic representation of the apnealink differences between paired apnealink. Results showing a mean difference close to 0 indicate little systematic bias. The downward bias apnealink the ApneaLink at higher values does not appear so large that a practitioner would make the wrong decision and fail to refer a patient for more-extensive apnnealink.

Stewart is a paid consultant apnealink ResMed Corporation. Due to technical problems, 4 of the initial apnealink subjects generated ApneaLink recording times of apnealink than 2 hours; these data are excluded from analyses. Warning You apnealin, reached the maximum number of saved studies