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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Of sleep apneas, 2 were central sleep apnea (28.5%) and 5 were obstructive sleep apnea.
Ramar et al., "The treatment of central sleep apnea syndromes in adults: practice parameters with an evidence-based literature review and meta-analyses," SLEEP, vol.
Piacentini, "Evaluation of the central sleep apnea in asymptomatic children with Chiari 1 malformation: an open question," Child's Nervous System, vol.
The company said the remede System is a transvenous implantable neurostimulation system that stimulates the phrenic nerve and engages the diaphragm to restore natural breathing during sleep in patients with central sleep apnea (CSA).
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.
Polysomnography Results Polysomnography results % (n) Normal 38.9 (51) Mild OSA 9.9 (13) Moderate OSA 6.1 (8) Severe OSA 17.6 (23) Primary snoring 6.9 (9) Hypoventilation 3.1 (4) Central sleep apnea 2.2 (3) Hypoxia 6.1 (8) Inappropriate study 9.2 (12) OSA: obstructive sleep apnea Table 5.
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.
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