Cardiovascular responses to hypoxic stimulation of the carotid bodies.

  title={Cardiovascular responses to hypoxic stimulation of the carotid bodies.},
  author={Stephanie Downing and J P Remensnyder and Jere H. Mitchell},
  journal={Circulation research},
• The characteristic cardiovascular responses to systemic hypoxia include tachycardia, hypertension, increased cardiac output, increased total peripheral resistance, venoeonstrictio.ii, and increased ventricular contractility.-'' These responses have been inferentially ascribed to stimulation of the aortic and carotid bodies." However, such a position is not entirely compatible with the observations of Bernthal, Green, and Revzin, and more recently Daly and Scott," who have shown in the dog… CONTINUE READING