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The effect of positive pressure breathing on the cerebral circulation and the content of catecholamines in hypothalamus and adrenals

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Abstract

Arterial pressures in the Circle of Willis were measured in dogs subjected to positive pressure breathing. Catecholamines in hypothalamus and adrenals were measured in sacrificed animals. Pathologic changes in brain tissue were demonstrated. Pressure changes and catecholamine variations are discussed.

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Radović, A.I., Davidović, J.M. & Davidović, V.S. The effect of positive pressure breathing on the cerebral circulation and the content of catecholamines in hypothalamus and adrenals. Space Life Sciences 2, 100–108 (1970). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00928957

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Keywords

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Geochemistry
  • Brain Tissue
  • Catecholamine
  • Arterial Pressure