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What Is the Goal AHI for CPAP Treatment of Sleep Apnea?

Posted by Guest Author: Brandon Peters, MD on Nov 15, 2018 11:10:00 AM

Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is commonly prescribed to treat sleep apnea, a condition diagnosed via a sleep study. The goal is to improve breathing at night, but how do you know if treatment such as the CPAP is working well enough? The apnea-hypopnea index (AHI) can be a helpful measure to diagnose the severity of the condition at baseline and track the effectiveness of your treatment.

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Topics: cpap mas, ahi

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