Definitions

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  • n. A state of reduced carbon dioxide in the blood

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  • n. a state in which the level of carbon dioxide in the blood is lower than normal; can result from deep or rapid breathing

Etymologies

From hypo- + -capnia. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Hyperventilation: the hypocapnia causes a hypoxemia. vasoconstriction and quickly lowers the blood flow in 4% each C. Hemodynamic stabilization: the blood pressure 1mmHg below normal.

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  • These patients must be treated to avoid or interhemispheric fissure may restrict the increased ICP to only reduce secondary lesion, due to hypoxemia, hypercapnia, one side of the brain, at least, in the beginning; sometimes, the hypocapnia, etc.

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  • The response to hypoxia and hypocapnia are reduced.

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  • OSA was associated with greater body mass index, whereas CSA was associated with atrial fibrillation, hypocapnia, and diuretic use.

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  • Wwox KO mice displayed significant hypocapnia suggesting a state of metabolic acidosis.

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  • The combination of increased BUN with reduced bicarbonate levels (hypocapnia) suggests impaired kidney function and a disturbance in the blood acid-base balance that would result in acidosis.

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