Role of the Carotid Chemoreceptors in the Adjustment of Arterial Blood Pressure to Hypoxia

  • Wolfgang Wiemer
  • Heidrun Schöne
  • Peter Kiwull
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 37 A)

Abstract

Excitation of the arterial chemoreceptors has been shown to cause reflex vasoconstriction (Daly and Scott, 1962) modified secondarily by vagal inflation reflexes and baroreflexes (Korner, 1965; Daly and Robinson, 1968; Crocker et al., 1968). The following experiments dealt with the chemoreflex regulation of blood pressure under hypoxia in the rabbit.

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Respiration Stim 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wolfgang Wiemer
    • 1
  • Heidrun Schöne
    • 1
  • Peter Kiwull
    • 1
  1. 1.Arbeitsgruppe Regulationsphysiologie, Inst. PhysiolRuhr-Universität463 BochumFed. Rep. Germany

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