Cheyne-Stokes respiration

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Related to Cheyne-Stokes breathing: central sleep apnea, Kussmaul's breathing, Biot's breathing
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Synonyms for Cheyne-Stokes respiration

abnormal respiration in which periods of shallow and deep breathing alternate

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On polysomnography, Cheyne-Stokes breathing pattern is the presence of at least 10 central apnoeas and hypopnoeas per hour of sleep in which the hypopnea has a crescendo-decrescendo pattern of tidal volume accompanied by frequent arousals from asleep and occurs in association with a serious medical illness such as heart failure, stroke or renal failure (13).
In patients with heart failure, Cheyne-Stokes breathing with an AHI of more than 15/h, administration of a single dose of acetazolamide before sleep improved central sleep apnoea and related daytime symptoms; mean age of patients was 66 [+ or -] 6 yr (125).
Cheyne-Stokes breathing and central sleep apnea are closely linked to congestive heart failure with systolic dysfunction, relationships suspected several hundred years ago by John Hunter and John Cheyne.
3 = Not intubated, Cheyne-Stokes breathing pattern.
By utilizing WideMed's automatic sleep scoring software, Morpheus Ox produces an accurate and reliable sleep study diagnosis, including Sleep/Wake, Apnea Hypopnea Index (AHI) and Cheyne-Stokes Breathing.