periodic breathing

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Noun1.periodic breathing - abnormal respiration in which periods of shallow and deep breathing alternate
breathing, external respiration, respiration, ventilation - the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation
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with obstructive sleep apnea and respiratory insufficiency caused by central and/or mixed apneas and periodic breathing.
Part of a range of therapy options for treating obstructive sleep apneas (OSA) and more complex breathing disorders, Philips BiPAP AutoSV Advanced System One device efficiently treats patients suffering from Mixed Apnea, CompSAS or Central Sleep Apnea with/without Periodic Breathing, such as Cheyne-Stokes Respiraton.
f special devices in the treatment of periodic breathing and cardio-respiratory conditions with or without humidifier with accessories and all consumables, product subgroup 14:24:25.
CHICAGO -- First-in-man results of a fully implantable system for chronic phrenic nerve stimulation for treatment of central sleep apnea in heart failure patients showed significant improvements in the periodic breathing pattern that were sustained and even enhanced during 1 month of therapy, a study has shown.
The occurrence of apnoea initiates the repetitive process of apnoea-hyperpnoea and leads to sustained breathing instability, manifested as periodic breathing.
A sophisticated three-layer algorithm distinguishes between obstructed and clear airway apneas and periodic breathing such as Cheyne-Stokes Respiration.
They needed a variable positive airway pressure device, the VPAP Adapt, recently approved for the treatment of central sleep apnea, mixed sleep apnea, and periodic breathing.

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