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[Diagnosis] Help with SP02 report
#1
Hi all,

I dont know if the report is good or bad , can anyone have a look and let me know.

Thank You

John
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(05-01-2014, 08:57 AM)landyz Wrote: Hi all,

I dont know if the report is good or bad , can anyone have a look and let me know.

Thank You

John

John,

It appears you're doing fine. The desaturations below 88% are few and for short periods of time. My numbers looked similar, and because mine were only a few isolated minutes over 8 hours, the Sleep Doc determined I didn't need supplemental O2 when sleeping.

So, how are you feeling on PAP therapy as compared to before?
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i still feel a sleepy before lunch. its more the pulse rate i thought was a bit low

the results where taken with the cpap on
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More telling would be a report from Rescan. Since you did show a few desats, your therapy might not be optimal.
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#5
Watch the number of minutes below 88%. My doc said that was key for me. Anything under 5 minutes during an average 7-9hr night is fine. I've had multiple PEs multiple times, so this is an area of concern for me.

All I can say is I wish I had your numbers. Your 'low average' was 86%. Mine is often around 82%. I was told if my low average drops below 80% or my minutes below 88% goes over five minutes I am to talk to my doc. So this is the info *I* got from my Doctor. It may or may not apply to you, but when we compare, your numbers are much better than mine.

As for heartrate, I was told it's normal and good for it to drop during the night. As long as it stays above '40', I was told not to worry about it.
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