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Sleep Apnea

Noctural saturometry

Medical prescription compulsory

Where?

Diagnostic test performed at home during your night’s sleep.

How?

This consists in recording the oxygen rate in the blood with an illuminated sensor placed on the fingertip.

A respiratory therapist will give you all the necessary explanations to properly perform the test at home at a prior meeting.

When is this test indicated?

This screening test is used to determine if you have oxygen reduction in the blood during your sleep.

It allows recommending, or not, a more comprehensive diagnostic sleep test.

Contra-indications

None.

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