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transient cessation of respiration

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After 15 days, once again the respiratory status was assessed clinically in terms of chest expansion, breath holding time and PEFR recordings as before the start of pranayama and meditation training.
At the end of 15 days regular yoga practice, the mean breath holding time increased significantly [Table 2].
With the possible significant effect of breath holding technique on a patient's DLCO results, it is important that the entire DLCO maneuver be done in a consistent fashion from test to test and patient to patient.
According to the Naval Safety Center, shallow-water drowning is caused by oxygen starvation brought on by hyperventilation combined with underwater breath holding.
For nasal NO measurements, 30 seconds of breath holding is accepted as sufficient to achieve a plateau at a flow between 3.
Our theory is that combining Elekta Synergy IGRT techniques and Active Breathing Coordinator-controlled breath holding will enable us to define how tumors are moving and in turn help us reduce the uncertainties about tumor position related to the patient's breathing," Dr.
Aspects of epilepsy can be mistaken as breath holding so if this is occurring then it's important to visit your GP.
There was 30% less screaming, 24% less whining, 35% less kicking and hitting, 21% less crying and breath holding fell by 14%.
Prior to the development of this device, CT-guided biopsies were more difficult for radiologists and patients because respiratory motion and inconsistent breath holding by the patients could obscure the exact target area of a lesion and cause the target nodule to move out of the field of view during the procedure, particularly if the lesions are small or in difficult to reach locations.
Hyperekplexia has an obvious clinical presentation at birth with breath holding and muscular stiffness as a reaction to things like loud noises and running bath water,' he said.
Siemens plans to extend the same technology to respiratory gating to eliminate the need for patient breath holding during CMR scans, and to improve the reliability of coronary angiography exams.