[An experimental study on the pathophysiology of septic ventilatory depression].

@article{Gao1991AnES,
  title={[An experimental study on the pathophysiology of septic ventilatory depression].},
  author={Cui-ying Gao},
  journal={Zhonghua yi xue za zhi},
  year={1991},
  volume={71 5},
  pages={249-52, 18}
}
Ventilatory depression and apnea are well-known early pulmonary responses of sepsis in infants, yet their underlying mechanisms are not understood. To further elucidate the pathophysiology, we induced Escherichia coli septicemia in piglets and studied the sequential changes in intrapulmonary shunt (QS/QT), physiological dead space (VD/VT), minute… CONTINUE READING