Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Mechanisms of ventilatory adaptations to chronic hypercapnia|
Hubert V. Forster
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| January 2016 -
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DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant) Chronic hypercapnia due to lung or neuromuscular disease or iatrogenic intervention is common in Veteran's Affairs patients. Permissive hypercapnia from low volume mechanical ventilation is standard care for protection against barotrauma in the lung, but the effects of chronic hypercapnia on the brain are largely unknown. Our goal is to understand the time course and molecular mechanisms of the central nervous system's response to chronic hypercapn...
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