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Post: #1
leak
Hi there, I have a phillips respironics servo ventilator (ASV). My sleepyhead program is saying that lately i have significant periods of large leaks and my AHI has been averaging 9-13, yet the machine itself says :

1 day -0%
7 days -1%
30 days - 0%

My AHI :
1 day - 6.5
7 days - 7.8
30 days - 6.7
How do I know what is going on?
I use either a nasal mask resumed mirage fx or F & P pilairo.

thanks in advance
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04-21-2016 05:01 AM
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Post: #2
RE: leak
With a nasal mask, large leaks are often associated with opening the mouth... hence leaking out the mouth.
Leaks can effect therapy; likely if you fix the leaks, the AHI will improve.

Can you attach a screenshot from Sleepyhead?

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04-21-2016 08:05 AM
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Maternity Angel Offline

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Post: #3
RE: leak
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(04-21-2016 08:05 AM)justMongo Wrote:  With a nasal mask, large leaks are often associated with opening the mouth... hence leaking out the mouth.
Leaks can effect therapy; likely if you fix the leaks, the AHI will improve.

Can you attach a screenshot from Sleepyhead?


(04-21-2016 08:39 AM)Maternity Angel Wrote:  
(04-21-2016 08:05 AM)justMongo Wrote:  With a nasal mask, large leaks are often associated with opening the mouth... hence leaking out the mouth.
Leaks can effect therapy; likely if you fix the leaks, the AHI will improve.

Can you attach a screenshot from Sleepyhead?



wow it worked!
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04-21-2016 08:39 AM
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justMongo Offline

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Post: #4
RE: leak
Nice job on the attachment. The events at primarily hyponeas.
The machine is taking care of the CAs.

It says 0% in Large leak; I'm not sure that's true.
Can you try another screenshot with the leak graph in view?

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04-21-2016 09:14 AM
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Post: #5
RE: leak
I am not sure why you are doubting the 0 large leak number Mongo. The event chart shows the same thing and Angel's readings from the machine follow in the same vein. Preponderance of the evidence??? Big Grin

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04-21-2016 11:40 AM
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justMongo Offline

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Post: #6
RE: leak
Nah. Engineer's motto: Show me the data.

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04-21-2016 11:54 AM
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Maternity Angel Offline

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Post: #7
RE: leak
(04-21-2016 09:14 AM)justMongo Wrote:  Nice job on the attachment. The events at primarily hyponeas.
The machine is taking care of the CAs.

It says 0% in Large leak; I'm not sure that's true.
Can you try another screenshot with the leak graph in view?


Here is one view?


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04-21-2016 03:00 PM
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Post: #8
RE: leak
(04-21-2016 03:00 PM)Maternity Angel Wrote:  
(04-21-2016 09:14 AM)justMongo Wrote:  Nice job on the attachment. The events at primarily hyponeas.
The machine is taking care of the CAs.

It says 0% in Large leak; I'm not sure that's true.
Can you try another screenshot with the leak graph in view?


Here is one view?


Damn i tried to attach last nights view. It was so much better. I had the nose mask on and tried to sleep pretty much upright all night! I guess the quota is a daily thing? Will try again later. Thanks for your input
04-21-2016 03:04 PM
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justMongo Offline

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Post: #9
RE: leak
You were limited to 512kB for attached images.
You can push an image to a photo sharing site like Imgur or Photobucket, then post inline between image tags.

the code would look like:
Code:
[IMG]http://i923.photobucket.com/albums/ad76/NETTUEMsc4V92qMY/size0.jpg[/IMG]

And. see Paula's how to:
http://www.apneaboard.com/forums/Thread-How-to-HOW-DO-I

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Maternity Angel Offline

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Post: #10
RE: leak
(04-21-2016 04:52 PM)justMongo Wrote:  You were limited to 512kB for attached images.
You can push an image to a photo sharing site like Imgur or Photobucket, then post inline between image tags.

the code would look like:
Code:
[IMG]http://i923.photobucket.com/albums/ad76/NETTUEMsc4V92qMY/size0.jpg[/IMG]

And. see Paula's how to:
http://www.apneaboard.com/forums/Thread-How-to-HOW-DO-I

Im not that techno unfortunately. And i am at work so don't have to much time to fiddle around with it. Laugh-a-lot Is the limit a daily one?
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