Systemic arterial pressure wave reflections during acute hemorrhage.

OBJECTIVE To determine the effects of hemorrhage on wave-reflection-induced systolic pressure augmentation in the aorta. DESIGN Randomized, controlled laboratory experiment. SETTING University research laboratory. SUBJECTS Twenty-five anesthetized pigs randomized to surgical controls (n = 7), hemorrhage (n = 9, H), and hemorrhage with reinfusion (n… CONTINUE READING