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Chemoreceptor Control of Organ Vascular Resistance during Acute Systemic Hypoxia

  • R. S. Fitzgerald
  • G. A. Dehghani

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to determine in the anesthetized paralyzed, artificially ventilated cat exposed to acute systemic hypoxia if the carotid and aortic bodies acting in tandem or individually, control the vascular resistance of specific organs.

Keywords

Vascular Resistance Carotid Body Acute Hypoxia Hypoxic Effect Organ Blood Flow 
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References

  1. 1.
    G. A. Dehghani, R. S. Fitzgerald, and W. Mitzner, The role of the peripheral chemoreceptors in the cardiovascular responses of the cat to acute systemic hypoxia, in: “Chemoreceptors in Respiratory Control,” J. A. Ribeiro and D. J. Fallot, eds., Croom Helm, London and Sidney (1987).Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    R. S. Fitzgerald, G. A. Dehghani, J. S. K. Sham, and M. Shirahata, Pulmonary hypoxic vasoconstrictor response — modulation by the peripheral arterial chemoreceptors, in: “Response and Adaptation to Hypoxia: Organ to Organelle,” S. Lahiri, N. S. Cherniack, and R. S. Fitzgerald, eds., Oxford University Press, New York (in press).Google Scholar

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© Plenum Press, New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. S. Fitzgerald
    • 1
  • G. A. Dehghani
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Environmental Health Sciences and PhysiologyJohn Hopkins Medical InstitutionsBaltimoreUSA

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