Cheyne-Stokes respiration

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Related to Cheyne-Stokes respirations: Biot's Respirations, Central neurogenic hyperventilation
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Synonyms for Cheyne-Stokes respiration

abnormal respiration in which periods of shallow and deep breathing alternate

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Patients with persistent Cheyne-Stokes respirations may benefit from positive pressure therapy.
As an example of the complementary R&D and technology, Liken highlighted the Respironics HeartPAP(TM)(a) ventilator, designed with a smart algorithm to rapidly detect and treat Cheyne-Stokes Respirations for Congestive Heart Failure patients.
Bronchodilators, such as theophylline are often effective in preventing serious asthma attacks and other breathing problems such as Cheyne-Stokes respirations and apnea/bradycardia episodes in newborns.