hypocapnia


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hypocapnia

[¦hī·po′kap·nē·ə]
(medicine)
Reduced or subnormal blood levels of carbon dioxide.
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Christensen, "Restoration of autoregulation of cerebral blood flow by hypocapnia," Neurology, vol.
Metcalfe, "Influences on the cardiovascular response to graded levels of systemic hypoxia of the accompanying hypocapnia in the rat.," The Journal of Physiology, vol.
Abboud, "Influence of ventilation and hypocapnia on sympathetic nerve responses to hypoxia in normal humans," Journal of Applied Physiology, vol.
Matsuo, "Effects of defibrination on hemorheology, cerebral blood flow velocity, and C[O.sub.2] reactivity during hypocapnia in normal subjects," Stroke, vol.
The decrease in PC[O.sub.2] and TC[O.sub.2] concentrations after the rest period suggests a process of respiratory alkalosis or hypocapnia, a phenomenon that has also been observed in hens subjected to caloric stress where the increase in respiration rates leads to a reduction in blood partial pressure of C[O.sub.2] (pC[O.sub.2]) [6, 17, 32].
Compensatory hypocapnia is the expected physiological response to situations of metabolic acidosis, and this response serves to correct acidemia and maintain the blood pH within physiological limits (CARLSON & BRUSS, 2008).
Paneth, "Hypocapnia and other ventilation-related risk factors for cerebral palsy in low birth weight infants," Pediatric Research, vol.
Brain cell swelling during hypocapnia increases with hyperglycemia or ketosis.
There were no significant differences in the measured physiological parameters between anesthesia groups and the control group, and no incidences of hypoxia, hypercapnia, hypocapnia, hypotension, hypothermia, or hyperthermia [Table 1].{Table 1}