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  • n. Plural form of hypopnea.

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Examples

  • This leads to partial reductions (hypopneas) and complete pauses (apneas) in breathing that can produce abrupt reductions in blood oxygen saturation.

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  • This leads to partial reductions (hypopneas) and complete pauses (apneas) in breathing that can produce abrupt reductions in blood oxygen saturation and reduce blood flow to the brain.

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  • Results show that in brain-injured subjects with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), three months of treatment with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy dramatically reduced the severity of OSA from 31.4 to 3.8 apneas and hypopneas per hour of sleep; however, there was no demonstrable improvement in measures of daytime sleepiness.

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  • CSA was defined as an apnea-hypopnea index (AHI) of 15 or more with more than 50 percent of apneas and hypopneas central in nature.

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  • (CPAP) therapy, heart failure patients with CSA show no significant improvement in the frequency of their arousals or in their sleep structure even though breathing pauses are significantly reduced by 55 percent from 35.4 central apneas and hypopneas per hour to 16.1 events per hour.

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  • Results indicate that after three months of treatment with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy, heart failure patients with CSA show no significant improvement in the frequency of their arousals or in their sleep structure even though breathing pauses are significantly reduced by 55 percent from 35.4 central apneas and hypopneas per hour to 16.1 events per hour.

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  • (OSA) reduce the number of breathing interruptions (apneas and hypopneas) during the night as compared to when the patients slept without the appliance.

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  • No attempt was made to classify hypopneas as obstructive or central.

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  • The apnea-hypopnea index (AHI) was defined as the number of apneas and hypopneas, each associated with a 4% or greater decrease in oxygen saturation, per hour of sleep.

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  • The total incidents of apneas and hypopneas to take place in an hour while I slept on my back: 76.4.

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