Pathophysiology of Central Apnoeas in Stroke Patients


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Summary of Purpose

40% of patients with Sleep Disorder Breathing (SDB) appearing during the acute phase of stroke show a respiratory pattern characterized by central apnoeas and/or periodic breathing. Clinical studies conducted in patients with hearth failure and central apnoeas have demonstrated the pathogenetic central role of hypersensitivity of central and peripheral chemoreceptors in association with baroreflex...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 5 November 2012.

1 Aug 2012 19 Oct 2012 1 Aug 2014 1 Aug 2014 1 Nov 2012 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

  • Observation: Case Control
  • Perspective: Prospective
  • Sampling: Non-Probability Sample