Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Mechanisms of Ventilatory Adaptations to Chronic Hypercapnia|
Hubert V. Forster
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| January 2021 -
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Chronic lung or neuromuscular diseases impair gas exchange leading to chronic hypercapnia (CH). CH is unfortunately common in the Veteran’s Affairs patient population, and is associated with poor long-term prognoses, higher mortality rates and reduced cognitive function. While systemic physiologic adaptations may limit the negative consequences of CH, patients with CH may be predisposed to pathological maladaptive responses to acute-on-chronic exacerbations thereof, especially within CNS network...
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