Central Alveolar Hypoventilation Syndromes

Hiren Muzumdar, Raanan Arens

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Abstract

Although respiratory abnormalities and autonomic dysfunction in patients with congenital central alveolar hypoventilation disorders persist throughout life, the prognosis for these children has improved considerably in recent years. This improvement may be attributed to wider recognition of such disorders, specialized centers treating such children, and improved technology to treat and monitor these children throughout life.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)601-615
Number of pages15
JournalSleep Medicine Clinics
Volume3
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2008

Keywords

  • Central alveolar hypoventilation
  • Congenital central hypoventilation syndrome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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