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The use of Bispectral Index (BIS) values as an indicator for sleep staging

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Author(s): Evangelia Nena | Paschalis Steiropoulos | Evangelia Serasli | Nikolaos Moisiadis | Venetia Tsara

Journal: Pneumon
ISSN 1105-848X

Volume: 22;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 230;
Date: 2009;
Original page

Keywords: bispectral Index | sleep staging | sleep apnoea hypopnoea syndrome

ABSTRACT
SUMMARY. The aim of this study was to examine whether BIS values during sleep correspond to the different sleep stages, in order to assess BIS as an alternative means of sleep staging. Patients-Methods: The study was conducted on 23 patients who were examined concurrently with polysomnography (PSG) for diagnosing sleep-disordered breathing and with BIS. Exclusion criteria were sleep duration
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