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Table 3 Serious post-operative complications and the corresponding oximetry findings

From: Overnight oximetry in children undergoing adenotonsillectomy: a single center experience

PatientMean SpO2Min SpO2% time with SpO2 < 90%% time with SpO2 < 80%Clusters
196%89%1%0%No
288%58%63%2%Yes
396%76%2%0.1%Yes
  1. Min SpO2, minimum oxygen saturation; clusters defined by ≥5 desaturations ≥4% in a 10–30-min period