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Validation of Portable Monitoring Device for Diagnosing Sleep Apnea

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Chinese University of Hong Kong Identifier:
First received: February 6, 2008
Last updated: February 8, 2016
Last verified: February 2008
portable monitoring device could diagnose sleep apnea in high risk patients.

Condition Intervention
Sleep Apnea Device: ARES (Apnea Risk Evaluation System)

Study Type: Observational
Official Title: A Validation Study of A New Diagnostic Device for Screening of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in High Risk Patient Population

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Further study details as provided by Chinese University of Hong Kong:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • validity of portable monitoring device [ Time Frame: 1 year ]

Enrollment: 175
Study Start Date: January 2007
Study Completion Date: February 2008
Primary Completion Date: December 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
observation Device: ARES (Apnea Risk Evaluation System)
application of portable monitoring device with PSG

Detailed Description:

This is a pilot study of another larger cohort investigating different algorithms in managing patients suspected of sleep apnea using portable monitoring device.

Portable monitoring device is applied simultaneously with PSG to compare it's accuracy and validity.


Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
patients suspected of sleep apnea

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients suspected of sleep apnea

Exclusion Criteria:

  • patient refuse to participate
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00628511

The Chinese Univerisity of Hong Kong
Hong Kong, China
Sponsors and Collaborators
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Principal Investigator: To K Wang, MBCHB Chinese University of Hong Kong
  More Information

Responsible Party: To K W, The Hospital Authority Identifier: NCT00628511     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 6902256
Study First Received: February 6, 2008
Last Updated: February 8, 2016

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Sleep Apnea Syndromes
Respiration Disorders
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Signs and Symptoms, Respiratory
Signs and Symptoms
Sleep Disorders, Intrinsic
Sleep Wake Disorders
Nervous System Diseases processed this record on August 17, 2017