On physical examination, the on-call resident noted intermittent retractions with inspiratory stridor, and the patient demonstrated intermittent severe oxygen desaturations
into the 70s.
Positive pressure was provided through hand-assisted ventilation which prevented the patient from desaturation
due to partial inflow forced by positive pressure and partial flow through the upper airway.
Patients with AHI greater than 15.6 events per hour or in the DI4% tertile (more than 9.3 desaturations
per hour) were approximately twice as likely (1.94 and 1.93 times, respectively) to have a more aggressive melanoma as were those with less severe sleep apnea, after adjustment for age, gender, body mass index, and melanoma location.
Lowering the oximetry threshold (2 desaturation
clusters and 1 desaturation
event <90%) improves sensitivity and negative predictive values to 86% and 90%, respectively.
(13) were reported that the frequency of nocturnal desaturation
was significantly higher and the duration of desaturations
was longer in the printers than in the controls.
Although, initial spontaneous and regular breathing may not reflect complete functional recovery, this may still prevent haemoglobin desaturation
that would ensue if the patient remained apnoeic.
was observed in 85 cases in group-A (24%) as compared to 28 cases (8%) in group-B.
The time of desaturation
was measured without the use of noninvasive mechanical ventilation.
Then, after checking for exact alignment between the two copies, experiment by decreasing the opacity of the top black and white layer to get a desired level of desaturation
of the original color image as the result of combining the two versions of the same photograph.
episodes are one of the main reasons for the development of complications associated with OSAS.
" was recorded starting at a point where Sp[O.sub.2] fell below 90%.