central sleep apnea


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central sleep apnea

n.
Any of various sleep disorders that cause cessation of breathing due to decreased activity of the respiratory muscles, occurring as a result of underlying disease, such as heart failure or a neuromuscular disorder.
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Central sleep apnea may be triggered by erratic PCO2 (hyper or hypoventilation) and with delays in circulation time (such as with congestive heart failure).
Treatment of obstructive and central sleep apnea in patients with heart failure.
Medical technology company Respicardia Inc disclosed on Tuesday the receipt of approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its remede System for the treatment of moderate to severe central sleep apnea (CSA) in adult patients.
Regardless of the reasons, the SAVE results, coupled with the neutral results and suggestion of harm from using adaptive servo-ventilation in patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction and central sleep apnea in the SERVE-HF trial (N Engl J Med.
Seventeen of those are SDB and include obstructive sleep apnea, central sleep apnea, sleep related hypoventilation disorders, etc.
SDB is further classified into three basic categories: central sleep apnea (CSA) syndromes, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) syndromes, and sleep-related hypoventilation/hypoxic syndromes.
We couldn't believe it was all happening again and the doctors said they had never seen central sleep apnea in a child without any other health problems," Lowri said.
In central sleep apnea (CSA), the airway is not blocked but the brain fails to tell the body to breathe.
The trial randomized more than 1,300 patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction and central sleep apnea presenting as Cheyne-Stokes respiration to nocturnal treatment with adaptive servo-ventilation.
There are 3 categories of sleep apnea: OSA, central sleep apnea and complex sleep apnea.
Respicardia has developed a fully implantable device for the treatment of central sleep apnea (CSA).
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