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How to treat your patients with central sleep apnoea?

Discover how ResMed Adaptive Servo-Ventilation (ASV)* solution promotes harmony, safety and comfort

Understand how our ASV algorithm PaceWave™ works

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PaceWave algorithm offers

PaceWave synchronises with the patient’s own respiratory patterns to deliver a high degree of therapy comfort1

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PaceWave normalises patients’ breathing1,2. ASV therapy also stabilises the physiological variables associated with the breathing such as respiratory rate and oxygen level3,4,5,6

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Synchrony between the device and the patient’s spontaneous breathing improves therapy acceptance1 and creates harmony.

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When can you prescribe ASV therapy?

The ERS statement about the treatment of central breathing disturbances during sleep

Adapted from the ERS statement about CSA7

Physicians talk about ASV

Hear from other sleep physicians and benefit from their experience of ASV for sleep apnea

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*  ASV therapy is contraindicated in patients with chronic, symptomatic heart failure (NYHA 2-4) with reduced left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF ≤ 45%) and moderate to severe predominant central sleep apnoea.

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  2. Carnevale et al. Effectiveness of Adaptive Servo-Ventilation in the treatment of hypocapnic central sleep apnoea of various etiologies Sleep Medicine 2011 Dec;12(10):952-8
  3. Allan et al. Efficacy of adaptive servo ventilation in treatment of complex and central sleep apnoea syndromes Chest 2007;132:1839-46
  4. Morgenthaler et al. Adaptive servoventilation versus noninvasive postive pressure ventilation for central, mixed and complex sleep apnoea sydromes. Sleep 2007 ; 30(4) :468-75
  5. Brown et al. A retrospective case series of adaptive servoventilation for complex sleep apnoea. J Clin Sleep Med 2011 ;7(2):187-95
  6. Randerath W et al. Defintion, discrimination, diagnosis and treatment of central breathing disturbances during sleep ERJ Express. Published on December 5, 2016 as doi: 10.1183/13993003.00959-2016