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apnea index

The number of apneic episodes (obstructive, central, and mixed) per hour of sleep as determined during all-night polysomnography. Sometimes a separate obstructive apnea index or central apnea index is stated.

Definition reprinted with permission from Culebras, Antonio, Clinical Handbook of Sleep Disorders, Butterworth-Heinemann

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