Cerebral Microcirculatory Changes during Exposure to Hypoxia
the capillary bed red blood cell content increased during hypoxia prior to the arteriole response at an arterial oxygen tension of 52.0 mmHg;
at arterial oxygen tensions below 52 mmHg the red blood cell content increased in all vessels simultaneously;
as the PIO2 decreased, the increase in red blood cell content occurred earlier in all vessels.
KeywordsOxygen Transport Arterial Oxygen Tension Reflectance Signal Cerebral Microvasculature Deep Hypoxia
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