index

(redirected from Apnea-hypopnea index)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Index

A book containing references, alphabetically arranged, to the contents of a series or collection of documents or volumes; or a section (normally at the end) of a single volume or set of volumes containing such references to its contents.

Statistical indexes are also used to track or measure changes in the economy (for example, the Consumer Price Index) and movement in stock markets (for example, Standard & Poor's Index). Such indexes are usually keyed to a base year, month, or other period of comparison.

In mortgage financing, the term is used to determine adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) interest rates after the discount period ends. Common indexes for ARMs are one-year Treasury Securities and the national average cost of funds to savings and loan associations.

index

(Catalog), noun earmark, enumeration, indicant, indicator, list, listing, listing of contents, mark, sign

index

(Docket), verb categorize, codify, file, submit

index

(Gauge), noun measure, guide, scale

index

(Relate), verb catalog, class, classify, document, enumerate, group, inventory, itemize, list, specify, record, supply or furnish with reference
See also: arrange, book, classify, clue, codify, directory, enumerate, fix, gist, indicant, indicate, indication, indicator, itemize, ledger, marshal, pigeonhole, record, register, roll, schedule, substance, symbol, symptom, tabulate
References in periodicals archive ?
Major finding: Automated scoring consistently underscored disordered-breathing events, compared with manual scoring, for both monitors, regardless of whether the apnea-hypopnea index was defined based on the >3% or >4% oxygen desaturation threshold.
In adults, an apnea-hypopnea index (AHI) of greater than or equal to 5 is the minimum criterion for establishing a sleep-disordered breathing diagnosis, while severity is classified by the number of events per hour.
Requirements to be considered for the study include previously diagnosed obstructive sleep apnea with an apnea-hypopnea index (AHI) of between 15 and 50, and inability to continue using CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure), and airway obstruction primarily at the base of tongue.
The sleep study, as measured by the apnea-hypopnea index, showed a positive trend (p=0.
The mean apnea-hypopnea index was also significantly higher in those with Apo[member of]4 (6.
The primary objective of the study was to demonstrate a statistically significant improvement in the polysomnographically measured apnea-hypopnea index (AHI) and oxygen desaturation index (ODI) at three months, and to maintain that improvement at 12 months.
After 4 months of follow-up, at-home overnight polysomnography showed "a clear, significant treatment effect": the mean apnea-hypopnea index (AHI) was 6.
Overweight and obese patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) should be encouraged to lose weight, because that has been shown to improve symptoms and reduce scores on the Apnea-Hypopnea Index.
The cohort was made up of 1,265 women between the ages of 15-45 who met the Apnea-Hypopnea Index (AHI) criteria for OSA based on nocturnal Polysomnogram testing.
4) The apnea-hypopnea index (AHI), also known as the respiratory disturbance index, is the sum of the number of apneic and hypopneic events per hour during sleep, and it indicates the severity of OSA.