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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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).