denitrogenate

denitrogenate

[dē′nī·trə·jə‚nāt]
(physiology)
To remove nitrogen from the body by breathing nitrogen-free gas.
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The technique of LFA involves an initial period of higher fresh gas flow rates aiming to denitrogenate the breathing system and patient's lungs and accommodate the initial rapid uptake of inhalational agent so as to rapidly build the alveolar (represented by end-tidal) concentrations [7].
Proposed definitive treatment of cerebral air embolus with neurologic findings involves hyperbaric oxygen therapy, as the high barometric pressure maintains oxygenation to ischemic tissues, denitrogenates cerebral tissue, and decreases cerebral edema mediated hypoperfusion.