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Table 2 SaO2 levels and duration of apnea maneuver in CPAP and BiPAP groups

From: Useful variables during wake and sleep for prediction of positive airway pressure in obstructive sleep apnea titration

PAP group CPAP BiPAP p-value
Variables
Baseline SaO2 94.7 ± 2.1 94.8 ± 2.4 0.866
Minimum SaO2 76.3 ± 7.8 69.0 ± 11.9 0.055**
Recovery SaO2 94.7 ± 3.5 94.5 ± 4.7 0.874
Total time of breath-holding maneuver (sec) 31.9 ± 17.8 31.0 ± 11.0 0.852
Time to SaO2 recovery (sec) 92.8 ± 29.6 95.0 ± 33.6 0.226
  1. **significant in 0.10 level