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Adaptive ServoventilationAdaptive Servoventilation: Answer to a Sleep Physician’s Dream?

Lee K. Brown, MD, FCCP
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From the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, School of Engineering, University of New Mexico.

CORRESPONDENCE TO: Lee K. Brown, MD, FCCP, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, and Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of New Mexico, 1101 Medical Arts Ave NE, Bldg #2, Albuquerque, NM 87102; e-mail: lkbrown@alum.mit.edu


CONFLICT OF INTEREST: L. K. B. serves on the Polysomnography Practice Advisory Committee of the New Mexico Medical Board and chairs the New Mexico Respiratory Care Advisory Board. He currently receives no grant or commercial funding pertinent to the subject of this article.

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Chest. 2015;148(6):1369-1372. doi:10.1378/chest.15-1540
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When sleep physicians dream, do they sometimes have nightmares about the difficult management of complex sleep apnea syndromes? Do their dreams now end happily with the application of adaptive servoventilation (ASV), whose magical properties promptly resolve all forms of sleep-disordered breathing (SDB)? To be sure, accumulating literature has proven that ASV may be a major advance in the treatment of central sleep apnea (CSA) with or without OSA. However, the question remains: To what extent has the ASV dream become reality?

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