Cheyne-Stokes respiration


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Cheyne-Stokes respiration

[′chān·ē ′stōks res·pə′rā·shən]
(medicine)
Breathing characterized by periods of hyperpnea alternating with periods of apnea; rhythmic waxing and waning of respiration; occurs most commonly in older patients with heart failure and cerebrovascular disease.
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Cardiac efficiency in patients with Cheyne-Stokes respiration as a result of heart insufficiency during long-term nasal respiratory treatment with adaptive servo ventilation.
Effects of inhaled carbon dioxide and oxygen on Cheyne-Stokes respiration in patients with heart failure.
A certain form of breathing pattern that is seen in HF is called Cheyne-Stokes respiration (CSR), which is crescendo--decrescendo breathing, separated by periods of central apneas (CSA).
Adaptive Servo Ventilation (ASV) provides ventilatory support to rapidly treat all forms of central sleep apnea (CSA), mixed apnea and periodic breathing, commonly known as Cheyne-Stokes respiration (CSR).