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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Owada et al., "Adaptive servo ventilation improves cardiac dysfunction and prognosis in chronic heart failure patients with cheyne-stokes respiration," International Heart Journal, vol.
Effects of inhaled carbon dioxide and oxygen on Cheyne-Stokes respiration in patients with heart failure.
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).
Polysomnographic studies of people with CHF find that sleep architecture is altered by sleep-disordered breathing (particularly the alternating pattern of waxing and waning breaths of Cheyne-Stokes respiration) and frequent non-respiratory related arousals.