hypopnea

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Antonyms for hypopnea

slow or shallow breathing

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The diagnosis of OSA is based on the number of apneic or hypopneic episodes per hour of sleep, a measure called the apnea hypopnea index (AHI) (Kryger et al.
One disorder, in particular, is sleep-related breathing disorder or obstructive sleep apnea, in which the individual has apneic (not breathing) or hypopneic episodes while they sleep.
4) The apnea-hypopnea index (AHI), also known as the respiratory disturbance index, is the sum of the number of apneic and hypopneic events per hour during sleep, and it indicates the severity of OSA.
Patients seen at the clinic have similar characteristics that are potential etiological factors that contribute to their pulmonary condition, including seizure disorders, nonambulatory states, hypotonia, spasticity, hypopneic breathing patterns, ineffective cough, chronic bacterial contamination of the airway, and chronic airway secretions.
An apneic event is diagnosed with the recording of complete termination of airflow for at least 10 seconds, while a hypopneic event is a decrease in airflow to less than one-third of awake values, which lasts for at least 10 seconds.
On October 11, he became hypotensive and hypopneic, necessitating mechanical ventilation.