hypercapnia | definition

  • abnormally elevated blood levels of carbon dioxide
  • excessive carbon dioxide in the blood

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Betts, J. G., Young, K. A., Wise, J. A., Johnson, E., Poe, B., Kruse, D. H., … DeSaix, P. (n.d.). Anatomy and Physiology. Houston, Texas: OpenStax. Access for free at: https://openstax.org/details/books/anatomy-and-physiology


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Research Article: Hypercapnia attenuates ventilator-induced lung injury through vagus nerve activation1

Date Published: November 25, 2019 Publisher: Sociedade Brasileira para o Desenvolvimento da Pesquisa em Cirurgia Author(s): Wenfang Xia, Guang Li, Zhou Pan, Qingshan Zhou. http://doi.org/10.1590/s0102-865020190090000002 Abstract To investigate the role of vagus nerve activation in the protective effects of hypercapnia in ventilator-induced lung injury (VILI) rats. Male Sprague-Dawley rats were randomized to either high-tidal volume … Continue reading

Research Article: Role of acid-sensing ion channels in hypoxia- and hypercapnia-induced ventilatory responses

Date Published: February 23, 2018 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Neil D. Detweiler, Kenneth G. Vigil, Thomas C. Resta, Benjimen R. Walker, Nikki L. Jernigan, Yu Ru Kou. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0192724 Abstract Previous reports indicate roles for acid-sensing ion channels (ASICs) in both peripheral and central chemoreception, but the contributions of ASICs to ventilatory drive in … Continue reading

Research Article: Applying time-frequency analysis to assess cerebral autoregulation during hypercapnia

Date Published: July 27, 2017 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Michał M. Placek, Paweł Wachel, D. Robert Iskander, Peter Smielewski, Agnieszka Uryga, Arkadiusz Mielczarek, Tomasz A. Szczepański, Magdalena Kasprowicz, Yudong Zhang. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0181851 Abstract Classic methods for assessing cerebral autoregulation involve a transfer function analysis performed using the Fourier transform to quantify relationship between fluctuations … Continue reading

Research Article: Applying time-frequency analysis to assess cerebral autoregulation during hypercapnia

Date Published: July 27, 2017 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Michał M. Placek, Paweł Wachel, D. Robert Iskander, Peter Smielewski, Agnieszka Uryga, Arkadiusz Mielczarek, Tomasz A. Szczepański, Magdalena Kasprowicz, Yudong Zhang. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0181851 Abstract Classic methods for assessing cerebral autoregulation involve a transfer function analysis performed using the Fourier transform to quantify relationship between fluctuations … Continue reading

Research Article: Permissive hypercapnia for severe acute respiratory distress syndrome in immunocompromised children: A single center experience

Date Published: June 20, 2017 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Hans Fuchs, Nicola Rossmann, Manuel B. Schmid, Manfred Hoenig, Ulrich Thome, Benjamin Mayer, Daniel Klotz, Helmut D. Hummler, Yu Ru Kou. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0179974 Abstract Controlled hypoventilation while accepting hypercapnia has been advocated to reduce ventilator-induced lung injury. The aim of the study was to analyze … Continue reading

Research Article: Effects of Acute Systemic Hypoxia and Hypercapnia on Brain Damage in a Rat Model of Hypoxia-Ischemia

Date Published: December 1, 2016 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Wanchao Yang, Xuezhong Zhang, Nan Wang, Jing Tan, Xianhai Fang, Qi Wang, Tao Tao, Wenzhi Li, Masaki Mogi. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0167359 Abstract Therapeutic hypercapnia has the potential for neuroprotection after global cerebral ischemia. Here we further investigated the effects of different degrees of acute systemic hypoxia … Continue reading

Research Article: Obligatory Role of EP1 Receptors in the Increase in Cerebral Blood Flow Produced by Hypercapnia in the Mice

Date Published: September 22, 2016 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Ken Uekawa, Kenzo Koizumi, Jason Hwang, Nathalie Brunier, Yorito Hattori, Ping Zhou, Laibaik Park, Yen-Yu Ian Shih. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0163329 Abstract Hypercapnia induces potent vasodilation in the cerebral circulation. Although it has long been known that prostanoids participate in the cerebrovascular effects of hypercapnia, the role … Continue reading

Research Article: Behavioral, Ventilatory and Thermoregulatory Responses to Hypercapnia and Hypoxia in the Wistar Audiogenic Rat (WAR) Strain

Date Published: May 5, 2016 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Érica Maria Granjeiro, Glauber S. F. da Silva, Humberto Giusti, José Antonio Oliveira, Mogens Lesner Glass, Norberto Garcia-Cairasco, Giuseppe Biagini. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0154141 Abstract We investigated the behavioral, respiratory, and thermoregulatory responses elicited by acute exposure to both hypercapnic and hypoxic environments in Wistar audiogenic rats … Continue reading

Research Article: Cerebrovascular Responsiveness to Hypercapnia Is Stable over Six Months in Older Adults

Date Published: November 23, 2015 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Matthew D. Spencer, Amanda V. Tyndall, Margie H. Davenport, Laurie Argourd, Todd J. Anderson, Gail A. Eskes, Christine M. Friedenreich, David B. Hogan, Richard Leigh, Bernard Meshi, Eric E. Smith, Ben J. Wilson, Stephen B. Wilton, Marc J. Poulin, Yu-Feng Zang. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0143059 Abstract The … Continue reading

Research Article: A Closed-Loop Model of the Respiratory System: Focus on Hypercapnia and Active Expiration

Date Published: October 10, 2014 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Yaroslav I. Molkov, Natalia A. Shevtsova, Choongseok Park, Alona Ben-Tal, Jeffrey C. Smith, Jonathan E. Rubin, Ilya A. Rybak, Michael Koval. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0109894 Abstract Breathing is a vital process providing the exchange of gases between the lungs and atmosphere. During quiet breathing, pumping air from … Continue reading


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