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apnea

[′ap·nē·ə]
(medicine)
A transient cessation of respiration.
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Breath Holding Regarding breath-holding duration, none of the six correlations with self-reports were significant, and none of the seven correlations with IRAP latencies or D-scores were significant.
A T1W-GRE sequence obtained using a radial acquisition scheme offers a solution to the major technical challenge encountered in MRI of motion artifact and the associated need for breath holding, a main limitation of traditional abdomen, pediatric, and neck MRI examinations.
Also, in the cause of the procedure, we registered the duration of breath holding.
with breath holding spells and a control with febrile convulsions.
To compare peak expiratory flow rate and breath holding time in normal and pranayama practitioners.
Breath holding time was measured in seconds from the time of holding breath after deep inspiration till the breaking point of the held breath by using a stop watch.
In case of Resting Respiratory Rate, Maximum Breath Holding Time, Blood Pressure, Vital Capacity, Peak Flow Rate, Cardio Vascular Endurance, hypothesis that there will be a significant improvement in selected physiological variable was not accepted.
High negative inspiratory pressure as produced by the patient's effort, regardless of breath holding method.
Breath holding has long been used in diagnostic radiology to reduce the blurring of images.
Developed by a Russian doctor, the Buteyko Method focuses on nasal breathing, breath holding and relaxation techniques.