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concentration within the arterial blood is abnormally low. [ 1 ] It is possible to experience hypoxia and have a low oxygen content (e.g., due to anemia) but maintain high oxygen partial pressure (pO 2 ). Incorrect use of these terms can lead to confusion, especially as hypoxemia is among

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Cerebral hypoxia print that page

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4 Treatment 5 Prognosis 6 See also 7 References [ edit ] Classification Cerebral hypoxia is typically grouped into four categories depending on the severity and location of the brain’s oxygen deprivation: [ 6 ] Aneuyrsm in a cerebral artery One cause of Hypoxic anoxic

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A deep water blackout is a loss of consciousness caused by cerebral hypoxia on ascending from a deep freedive or breath-hold dive, typically of ten metres or more when the swimmer does not necessarily experience an urgent need to breathe and has no other obvious medical condition that

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Some symptoms of hypoxic hypoxia are: Cyanosis Headache Decreased reaction time Impaired judgment time Euphoria Visual impairment Drowsiness Lightheaded or dizzy sensation Tingling in fingers and toes Numbness [ edit ] See also Pulmonology Oxygen [ edit ] Bibliography

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Tumor hypoxia print that page

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Tumor hypoxia can also be a result of the high degree of cell proliferation undergone in tumor tissue which causes a higher cell density and thus taxes the local oxygen supply. There are several companies working to address tumor hypoxia : Novacea, Inc., Proacta Inc. and Threshold Pharmaceuticals

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Heartfailure

Common causes of heart failure include myocardial infarction and other forms of ischemic heart disease , hypertension , valvular heart disease , and cardiomyopathy . [ 4 ] The term "heart failure" is sometimes incorrectly used to describe other cardiac-related illnesses, such as myocardial

Oxygen toxicity print that page

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The result of breathing elevated concentrations of oxygen is hyperoxia , an excess of oxygen in body tissues. The body is affected in different ways depending on the type of exposure. Central nervous system toxicity is caused by short exposure to high concentrations of oxygen at greater than

Intrauterine hypoxia print that page

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infarction and maternal smoking. Intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) may cause or be the result of hypoxia . Birth asphyxia may result due to prolonged labor, breech delivery in full-term infants; placental abruption , and maternal sedation in premature infants. Oxygen deprivation is the

Oxygen therapy print that page

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the availability of oxygen to the body tissues , especially when the patient is suffering from hypoxia and/or hypoxaemia . Contents 1 Indications for use 1.1 Use in chronic conditions 1.2 Use in acute conditions 2 Storage and sources 3 Delivery 3.1 Supplemental oxygen

Hypothermia print that page

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Hypothermia is the opposite of hyperthermia which is present in heat exhaustion and heat stroke . The lowest documented body temperature from which anyone has recovered was 13.0 °C (55.4 °F) , in a drowning incident involving a 7-year-old girl in Sweden in December 2010. [ 1 ] Contents