hypobaric


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hypobaric

[¦hī·pō¦bar·ik]
(medicine)
Pertaining to an anesthetic solution of specific gravity lower than the cerebrospinal fluid.
(physics)
Having less weight or pressure.
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During the experiment these subjects modified their usual training program and replaced three sessions of bicycling exercise with three sessions on a cycle ergometer in a hypobaric chamber simulating an altitude of 4000 m.
In the sitting position, hypobaric bupivacaine has been shown to produce a higher level of block when compared with plain or hyperbaric bupivacaine, with extension to cervical dermatomes more likely (1).
THE ROBD HAS TRANSFORMED the way we train by incorporating all of the benefits of the hypobaric chamber without the high-risk environment, while also taking training fidelity and specificity to a much higher level.
For instance, in a clinical study, the investigators demonstrated that the myocardial perfusion of the patients with coronary heart disease increased by intermittent hypobaric hypoxia exposure (13).
The primary objective of this randomised clinical study was to evaluate the frequency of unilateral block when different doses of hypobaric bupivacaine solution were used for single limb orthopaedic surgery.
Extreme climate of desert is characterized by hot dry environment whereas high altitudes (HA) (terrestrial heights > 2700 m above sea level) have cold and hypobaric hypoxia, which adversely affect human performance (3).
Effect of ginseng root saponins on serum corticosterone and brain neurotansmitters of hypobaric hypoxic mice.
That's why the physiology program uses hypobaric chambers and reduced-O2-breathing-device (ROBD) trainers to allow aviators to identify their specific symptoms in a controlled environment.
Recently it was also observed that the leaves of MO provide protection in hypobaric hypoxia by alteration in the brain monoamines, which are associated with memory loss (8).
We aimed to examine QTd during hypobaric chamber training to observe the effect of hypobaric hypoxia on QT dispersion.
Ventilated patients frequently require transport by air in a hypobaric environment.
Accordingly, hypobaric hypoxia (high altitude exposure) results in stress-related damage to the brain and leads to impaired behavioral performance.