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apnea

[′ap·nē·ə]
(medicine)
A transient cessation of respiration.
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Like obstructive sleep apnea, central sleep apnea is more common in males and people over the age of 65.
Suppression of central sleep apnea by continuous positive airway pressure and transplant-free survival in heart failure: a post hoc analysis of the Canadian Continuous Positive Airway Pressure for Patients with Central Sleep Apnea and Heart Failure Trial (CANPAP).
To see whether gradual death of the same group of neurons might be responsible for central sleep apnea, Feldman and his team injected some rats with the same toxin used in the previous experiment and then monitored the animals during every subsequent sleep period.
The company's initial product, the remed[R] System, is an implantable stimulation device that is designed to restore a more regular breathing pattern during sleep for patients with central sleep apnea.
About SERVE-HF SERVE-HF is a large randomized controlled trial that will assess for the first time whether treatment of predominantly central sleep apnea, with ResMed's Minute Ventilation-targeted Adaptive Servo-Ventilation (MV-ASV) therapy can reduce mortality and morbidity in patients with chronic heart failure who are receiving optimized medical therapy.
Some machines can have trouble distinguishing true obstructive apneic events and central sleep apnea - apneic episodes despite an open airway - and misestimate the apnea-hypopnea index.
Central sleep apnea (CSA) is relatively uncommon, accounting for only 5% of cases.
When undetected obstructive or central sleep apnea is very severe, the consequences can be serious and potentially permanent, for example lower IQ.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Patients exhibiting central sleep apnea are three times more likely to have an anxiety disorder than are those with no evidence of central apnea, a study of 314 adults referred to a sleep clinic shows.
According to the authors, 31 per cent of the patients suffered from central sleep apnea (CSA)-a type of disorder characterized by periodic decreases and increases in the respiratory depth and rate.
Rachel has suffered from central sleep apnea since she was two years old.

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