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By Stephan A. Mayer

Heralding severe advancements within the swiftly increasing box of healing hypothermia, this reference serves because the first authoritative resource on thermoregulation, physique temperature manipulation, and the implications of hypothermia. participants contain well-known leaders and pioneers who've performed a lot of the serious study within the box.

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There are also often substantial radial tissue-temperature gradients, which become especially large in extreme thermal environments (70,72,73). As might be expected, proximal-to-distal and radial gradients are especially severe during cardiopulmonary bypass at low temperatures (Fig. 8). However, similar gradients can probably be observed during coldwater immersion. In a warm environment, especially in vasodilated subjects, tissue temperature in much of the peripheral compartment can equal core temperature.

However, it also limits transfer of heat from the core to peripheral tissues during induction of therapeutic hypothermia. 5jC) (96,97). However, general anesthetics also induce nonthermoregulatory dilation (98); thus there is little restriction of heat flow between peripheral and core tissues during anesthesia (99,100). However, without anesthesia, vasoconstriction can be a major factor determining the rate of intercompartmental heat transfer. The rate of core warming with surface warming is thus about what would be expected based on systemic heat balance during anesthesia, but is considerably less without anesthesia (Fig.

Rowell LB. Active neurogenic vasodilation in man. In: Vanhoutte P, Leusen I, eds. Vasodilatation. New York: Raven Press, 1981:1–17. 54. Warren JB. Nitric oxide and human skin blood flow responses to acetylcholine and ultraviolet light. FASEB J 1994; 8:247– 251. 55. Dietz NM, Rivera JM, Warner DO, Joyner MJ. Is nitric oxide involved in cutaneous vasodilation during body heating in humans? J Appl Physiol 1994; 76:2047–2053. 56. Detry J-MR, Brengelmann GL, Rowell LB, Wyss C. Skin and muscle components of forearm blood flow in directly heated resting man.

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