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Why would you need adaptive-servo ventilation (ASV)?

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You might try ASV if you have one of these types of sleep apnea:

?Obstructive sleep apnea

?Complex sleep apnea

?Central sleep apnea

?Mixed sleep apnea

?Cheyne-stokes Stokes respiration

Your doctor may prescribe it if other sleep apnea treatments don�t work, or if you have sleep-related breathing disorders from taking opioids for chronic pain.

From: What Is ASV? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

American Association of Sleep Technologists: “What Is ASV? Treating Complex and Central Sleep Apnea,” “Pros and Cons of Adaptive Servo-Ventilation (ASV) for Sleep Apnea.”

Mayo Clinic: “Central Sleep Apnea,” “CPAP Machines: Tips for avoiding 10 common problems.”

American College of Cardiology: “Adaptive Servo-Ventilation for Central Sleep Apnea in HF Patients.”

Patient Preference and Adherence : “Complex sleep apnea syndrome.”

American Sleep Apnea Association: “What Is Sleep Apnea?” “Positive Airway Pressure Devices,” “Choosing a Mask.”

American Thoracic Society: “Use of Adaptive Servo-Ventilation (ASV) for People with Heart Failure and Trouble Sleeping.”

American Sleep Association: “Adaptive Servo Ventilation: Treatment for Central Sleep Apnea.”

Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine : “Adaptive Pressure Support Servoventilation: A Novel Treatment for Sleep Apnea Associated with Use of Opioids.”

Journal of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery : “Trends in CPAP adherence over twenty years of data collection: a flattened curve.”

Sleep: “The Complex Sleep Apnea Resolution Study: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Versus Adaptive Servoventilation Therapy.”

Reviewed by Gabriela Pichardo on April 25, 2020

SOURCES:

American Association of Sleep Technologists: “What Is ASV? Treating Complex and Central Sleep Apnea,” “Pros and Cons of Adaptive Servo-Ventilation (ASV) for Sleep Apnea.”

Mayo Clinic: “Central Sleep Apnea,” “CPAP Machines: Tips for avoiding 10 common problems.”

American College of Cardiology: “Adaptive Servo-Ventilation for Central Sleep Apnea in HF Patients.”

Patient Preference and Adherence : “Complex sleep apnea syndrome.”

American Sleep Apnea Association: “What Is Sleep Apnea?” “Positive Airway Pressure Devices,” “Choosing a Mask.”

American Thoracic Society: “Use of Adaptive Servo-Ventilation (ASV) for People with Heart Failure and Trouble Sleeping.”

American Sleep Association: “Adaptive Servo Ventilation: Treatment for Central Sleep Apnea.”

Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine : “Adaptive Pressure Support Servoventilation: A Novel Treatment for Sleep Apnea Associated with Use of Opioids.”

Journal of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery : “Trends in CPAP adherence over twenty years of data collection: a flattened curve.”

Sleep: “The Complex Sleep Apnea Resolution Study: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Versus Adaptive Servoventilation Therapy.”

Reviewed by Gabriela Pichardo on April 25, 2020

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