Table 2.

Mean (±SD) Recording Duration, Oxyhemoglobin Desaturation, and Alveolar Hypoventilation Frequencies in 177 CO, 66 PS, 30 NT, and 24 TR Children During an Overnight Home Recording

CO
n = 177
PS
n = 66
NT
n = 30
TR
n = 24
Nadir Spo294.2  ± 1.6*93.6  ± 1.882.4  ± 3.6*,83.1  ± 3.9*,
Oxyhemoglobin desaturation (no./h)0.0  ± 0.0*0.12  ± 0.374.7  ± 2.4*,4.9  ± 2.6*,
Peak Tcco247.4  ± 2.4*49.1  ± 2.754.9  ± 3.8*,54.6  ± 4.1*,
Alveolar hypoventilation (% recording time)32.7  ± 5.3*45.8  ± 5.761.4  ± 7.9*,62.4  ± 8.1*,
Recording duration (minutes)352.7  ± 23.9366.4  ± 28.5360.2  ± 31.4372.2  ± 32.9
  • Abbreviations: CO, children without SAGEA and without snoring; PS, primary snoring; NT, no therapy; TR, children with SAGEA who had surgical removal of hypertrophic adenoids and tonsils; Spo2, oxygen saturation by pulse oximetry; Tcco2, transcutaneous carbon dioxide tension.

  • * CO vs NT or TR: P < .01.

  • PS vs NT or TR: P < .01.