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Effects of physiological cardiac pacing on sleep-disordered breathing in patients with chronic bradydysrhythmias.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11422865     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In six patients with chronic bradydysrhythmias, polysomnographies were performed before cardiac pacemaker implantation and over the week following implantation. A patient with third-degree atrioventricular block (AVB) and two patients with sinus node dysfunction (SND) were associated with sleep-disordered breathing (SDB). Their cardiac pacemaker therapies, with the increase in the average heart rate, led to a reduction of apnea-hypopnea index and/or an improvement of Cheyne-Stokes breathing. It seems that chronic bradydysrhythmia is one of the causative factors leading to SDB.
I Kato; T Shiomi; R Sasanabe; R Hasegawa; K Otake; K Banno; H Yamakawa; N Mizutani; T Kobayashi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Clinical Trial; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Psychiatry and clinical neurosciences     Volume:  55     ISSN:  1323-1316     ISO Abbreviation:  Psychiatry Clin. Neurosci.     Publication Date:  2001 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-06-25     Completed Date:  2001-09-27     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9513551     Medline TA:  Psychiatry Clin Neurosci     Country:  Australia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  257-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
The Third Department of Internal Medicine, Aichi Medical University School of Medicine, Aichi, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Aged, 80 and over
Bradycardia / complications*
Cheyne-Stokes Respiration
Chronic Disease
Heart Block / complications,  therapy
Heart Rate / physiology
Middle Aged
Pacemaker, Artificial*
Postoperative Period
Preoperative Care
Severity of Illness Index
Sleep Apnea Syndromes / complications*,  diagnosis*
Treatment Outcome

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