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Sleep apnea detection from patch

Robust Estimation of Apnea-Hypopnea Index using a Wearable Patch

S. Yazdani, S. Baumann, R. Braojos, F. Rincon, S. Murali, EMBC 2019

Abstract

This study presents SmartWearable, a health-monitoring patch that can be used to estimate the apnea/hypopnea index (AHI) as a replacement to the cumbersome conventional polysomnography (PSG) that is currently under practice. SmartWearable provides a more comfortable solution and removes the necessity of laboratory dependent recording scenarios, while offering 88.71% accuracy to detect moderate and severe apnea, similarly to PSG.

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