Research in Experimental Medicine

, Volume 171, Issue 1, pp 33–39 | Cite as

Cardio-respiratory synchronisms: Synchrony with artificial circulation

  • K. Bucher
  • K. E. Bucher


Rabbits with an artificial cerebral circulation can synchronize their respiratory rhythm with the pump stroke. There is evidence that the responsible kybernetic system is of a very elementary nature. The efficacy of the system is considerable and the experimental set-up as a whole offers itself as a model to search for drugs to increase the synchronizing potentialities.

Key words

Artificial circulation Cardio-respiratory synchronism Kybernetics (Respiratory-circulatory) Respiratory-circulatory kybernetics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Bucher
    • 1
  • K. E. Bucher
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pharmacology (701)Biocenter of the University of BasleBaselSwitzerland

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