hypoventilation


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hy·po·ven·ti·la·tion

 (hī′pə-vĕn′tl-ā′shən)
n.
Reduced or deficient ventilation of the lungs, resulting in reduced aeration of blood in the lungs and an increased level of carbon dioxide in the blood.
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hypoventilation

(ˌhaɪpəʊˌvɛntɪˈleɪʃən)
n
(Medicine) med a deficiency in the amount of air circulating through the lungs resulting in a build up of carbon dioxide
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Hypoventilation

hy·po·ven·ti·la·tion

n. hipoventilación, reducción en la entrada de aire a los pulmones.
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To the Editor: Rapid-onset obesity with hypothalamic dysfunction, hypoventilation, and autonomic dysregulation (ROHHAD) syndrome is a rare disease.
Topics included respiratory assessment, pulmonary rehabilitation, oxygen therapy, management of those with hypoventilation, nurse prescribing and telemonitoring.
The health board refused to provide details of the youngest child it had treated but confirmed children had been admitted for unspecified obesity, obesity due to excess calories and extreme obesity with alveolar hypoventilation - a condition where severely overweight patients struggle to breathe normally and which can lead to heart failure.
"They think she has a variant of congenital central hypoventilation syndrome.
Sleep apnea results in frequent episodes of hypoxia (resulting from apnea or hypoventilation) followed by hyperventilations to quickly restore oxygen level.
30 September 2011 - US Synapse Biomedical Inc said that it had received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for its NeuRx Diaphragm Pacing System (DPS) for treating amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) patients who have stimulatable diaphragms and are experiencing chronic hypoventilation.
'Obstructive sleep apnoea' is, commonly and mistakenly, equated by many authors with obesity hypoventilation syndromes and central apnoea syndromes, and indeed the whole complex spectrum of SDB as well as the entire continuum of severity.
Luca suffers from an extremely rare syndrome known as ROHHAD (Rapid onset of Obesity with Hypothalmic Hypoventilation Autonomic Dysfunction), which means he puts on weight at a rapid rate and also has severe trouble with his breathing.
Respiratory problems include alveolar hypoventilation, microatelectasis, a restrictive respiratory pattern, a decreased ability to cough and an increased incidence of aspiration.
Hypoventilation occurs when the level of alveolar ventilation is insufficient to meet metabolic needs.
Syed et al., "Intelligent volume-assured pressured support (iVAPS) for the treatment of congenital central hypoventilation syndrome," Sleep and Breathing, vol.