Oxygen Transfer from Atmosphere to Tissues

Oxygen Transfer from Atmosphere to Tissues

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781468454833
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 03/22/2012
Series: Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology , #227
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1988
Pages: 374
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

High points in the physiology of extreme altitude.- Oxygen Transfer and gas Exchange in the Lungs.- Pulmonary diffusing capacity and alveolar-capillary equilibration.- Influence of gas physical properties on pulmonary gas exchange.- Convectionr diffusion and their interaction in the bronchial tree.- Comparative physiology of oxygen transfer in lungs.- Limitations to the efficiency of pulmonary gas exchange during exercise in man.- Two-compartment analysis of A/Q inequality and transient blood-gas differences.- Oxygen Transfer in the Circulation.- Distribution of skeletal muscle blood flow during locomotory exercise.- Circulatory adjustments to anemic hypoxia.- Red cell properties and optimal oxygen transport.- Can metabolites contribute in regulating blood oxygen affinity?.- The role of beta-adrenergic receptors in the cardiac output response during carbon monoxide hypoxia.- Analysis of gas exchange in the ophthalmic rete of pigeons.- Oxygen Transfer in the Tissues.- Matching O2 delivery to O2 demand in muscle: I. Adaptive variation.- Matching O2 delivery to O2 demand in muscle: II. Allometric variation in energy demand.- The relationship of tissue oxygenation to cellular bioenergetics.- Skeletal muscle mitochondria: The aerobic gate?.- Models of steady-state control of skeletal muscle $$\rm\dot{v}$$O2. Evaluation using tissue data.- Critical P$$\rm\bar{v}$$
O2 vs critical oxygen transport with acute hypoxia in anesthetized animals.- Capillary configuration in contracted muscles: Comparative aspects.- The total ionic status of muscle during intense exercise.- Limitations to Oxygen Transfer.- An integrated view of the determinants of maximum oxygen uptake.- Breathing during exercise: demands, regulation, limitations.- Problems with the hyperventilatory response to exercise and hypoxia.- Structural vs. functional limitations to oxygen transport: Is there a difference?.- Regulation of the acid-base balance during prolonged hypoxia: Effects of respiratory and non-respiratory acidosis.- The effect of prolonged hypoxia on striated muscle pH regulation.- HCl infusion stimulates the release of a substance from the blood which alters breathing and blood pressure.- Oxygen transfer in the trained and untrained quarter horse.- O2 transport in the horse during rest and exercise.- Morphometry of right ventricular papillary muscle in rat during development and regression of hypoxia-induced hypertension.- Thermoregulation and metabolism in hypoxic animals.- Participants.

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