33. Central Sleep Apnea

  1. Teofilo Lee-Chiong M.D.
  1. S. Javaheri

Published Online: 4 NOV 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471751723.ch33

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

How to Cite

Javaheri, S. (2005) Central Sleep Apnea, in Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook (ed T. Lee-Chiong), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471751723.ch33

Editor Information

  1. National Jewish Medical and Research Center, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center Denver, Colorado, USA

Author Information

  1. University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 NOV 2005
  2. Published Print: 4 NOV 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471683711

Online ISBN: 9780471751724



  • central sleep apnea (CSA);
  • Eucapnic–Hypocapnic (Nonhypercapnic) CSA;
  • CSA with upper airway disorders


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Control of Breathing

  • Apneic Threshold and The Mechanisms of Genesis of Central Apnea During Sleep

  • Central Sleep Apnea (CSA)

  • Summary

  • References