Mourad Behar

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• Nearly all theories of the mechanisms involved in hemorrhagic shock depend upon observations made in anesthetized, infra-human species. Since anesthetics can modify circulatory responses and since species differences undoubtedly exist, it was elected to perform the present study in conscious human volunteers. The results differ in certain important(More)
Cerebral metabolic and vascular effects of hypothermia (30 C) and deep pentobarbital anesthesia, separately and combined, were evaluated in 15 mongrel dogs. External cardiovascular support was not used, and mean arterial blood pressures remained greater than 60 torr. Normothermic deep pentobarbital anesthesia, characterized by an electroencephalographic(More)