hypercapnia

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hypercapnia

[‚hī·pər′kap·nē·ə]
(medicine)
Excessive amount of carbon dioxide in the blood.
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Though the hypercapnea caused vasodilation is well known, the underlying physiological mechanism remains still obscure.
Fletcher (14) and colleagues reported that the effects of oxygen supplementation on AHI, hypercapnea and supraventricular arrhythmias in patients with COPD and OSA were variable.
The following are the hemodynamic goals for the management of TOF and Ebstein's anomaly: avoid a drop in systemic vascular resistance; maintain intravascular volume and venous return; prevent hypoxemia, hypercapnea and acidosis, as well as myocardial depression during anesthesia (12).