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Cheyne Stokes Syndrome diagnosed with a 3D oximeter

However, performing the analysis by position something particularly sensational emerged. In the early hours of recording the patient was awake (as he confirmed), in motion (the accelerometer has registered more than 800 paths distance traveled).

Fig. 2 – Sleep oximetry: complete analysis of the position and movement (paths).

Rapid and serious desaturation occurred  not only during the sleep but also while he was awake and walking.

Fig. 3 – Most particular whilst the subject is awake and standing on his feet and walking.

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