In this video, Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks, will explain about oxygen desaturation index. The oxygen desaturation index (ODI) is typically measured as part of standard sleep studies, such as a diagnostic polysomnogram. It is done in person’s with heavy snoring with sleep obstructive apnea. It is in how many hours the person develops a oxygen desaturation level of more than 4 %. He will further explain the evaluation of such patients.
Recipient of Padma Shri, Vishwa Hindi Samman, National Science Communication Award and Dr B C Roy National Award, Dr Aggarwal is a physician, cardiologist, spiritual writer and motivational speaker. He is the Past President of the Indian Medical Association and President of Heart Care Foundation of India. He is also the Editor in Chief of the IJCP Group, Medtalks and eMediNexus