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[ASV] Timed breaths and Patient Triggered Breaths
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richb Online

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Machine: Resmed AirCurve 10 ASV
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CPAP Pressure: Epap 6 Ipap 8 Auto ASV
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Sex: Male
Location: Vermont

Post: #21
RE: [ASV] Timed breaths and Patient Triggered Breaths
It does look like your machine is providing timed breaths during the ramp phase. Mine does not as far as I could tell. It also appears that your machine is making a good effort at delivering breaths when you fail to do so yourself. The problem seems to be that you don't always accept the machine offered breaths. In your other thread you posted an image of an OA event and a question about higher pressures making CAs worse. This is what happens to me and most other CA sufferers when on standard CPAP machines higher pressures transform HAs to CAs. I am concerned that your machine is an older model and doesn't quite have the algorithm to deal with your issues. There is an "Advanced" model of your machine and that one seems to have a new algorithm. I would be interested to see what others have to say about this.

Rich
04-15-2016 08:26 PM
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Machine: PR System 1 BPAP AutoSV
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Post: #22
RE: [ASV] Timed breaths and Patient Triggered Breaths
(04-15-2016 08:26 PM)richb Wrote:  In your other thread you posted an image of an OA event and a question about higher pressures making CAs worse. This is what happens to me and most other CA sufferers when on standard CPAP machines higher pressures transform HAs to CAs. I am concerned that your machine is an older model and doesn't quite have the algorithm to deal with your issues. There is an "Advanced" model of your machine and that one seems to have a new algorithm. I would be interested to see what others have to say about this.

Rich

I wonder if, under the circumstances, raising EPAP min was a bad idea.
04-15-2016 08:35 PM
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richb Online

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Machine: Resmed AirCurve 10 ASV
Mask Type: Nasal mask
Mask Make & Model: ResMed Mirage FX
Humidifier: Built in
CPAP Pressure: Epap 6 Ipap 8 Auto ASV
CPAP Software: ResScan SleepyHead

Other Comments: Idiopathic Central Apnea

Sex: Male
Location: Vermont

Post: #23
RE: [ASV] Timed breaths and Patient Triggered Breaths
Quote:I wonder if, under the circumstances, raising EPAP min was a bad idea.

Finding the best pressures requires some compromises. You probably were better off at the slightly lower pressures.

Rich
04-15-2016 08:47 PM
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tmoody Offline

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Machine: PR System 1 BPAP AutoSV
Mask Type: Nasal pillows
Mask Make & Model: Swift FX nose pillows
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CPAP Pressure: 8-25
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

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Sex: Male
Location: Philadelphia

Post: #24
RE: [ASV] Timed breaths and Patient Triggered Breaths
(04-15-2016 08:47 PM)richb Wrote:  Finding the best pressures requires some compromises. You probably were better off at the slightly lower pressures.

Rich

It seems so. I appreciate the help.

Incidentally, my machine supposedly is the "advanced" series 60.
04-15-2016 08:50 PM
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