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Cheyne-Stokes breathing in heart failure

Cheyne-Stokes’s breath got its name in honor of those who described it in the middle of XIX century in patients with severe heart failure and stroke of Scottish military doctor John Caine and Irish doctor, Professor William Stokes. Cheyne-Stokes’ breath looks like this. Rare surface breaths and exhalations gradually become more frequent and deeper. Once …