hypercapnia

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hypercapnia

[‚hī·pər′kap·nē·ə]
(medicine)
Excessive amount of carbon dioxide in the blood.
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Although examined in animal models, few studies have examined the effects of permissive hypercapnia in brain-injured patients.
1) The focus of this article is a discussion of permissive hypercapnia (also known as therapeutic hypercapnia or permissive hypercapnic acidosis) within the context of mechanical ventilation.
Support or manipulate pulmonary gas exchange * Alveolar ventilation--achieve normal or allow permissive hypercapnia (n.
Relatively recent mechanical ventilation strategies such as permissive hypercapnia and the use of low tidal volumes have somewhat improved the prognosis.
A retrospective dataset again revealed better survival with use of permissive hypercapnia.
The overall effect is that tissue oxygenation is usually unchanged or improved with permissive hypercapnia due to an increased cardiac output, reduced arterio-venous oxygen content difference and reduced blood lactate concentration (12,13).
Relatively recent mechanical ventilation strategies such as permissive hypercapnia and t he use of low tidal volumes have somewhat improved the prognosis.