pressor response

pressor response

increase in arterial blood pressure in response to various internal or external conditions or to drugs, e.g. mental stress, sustained handgrip or other isometric exercise. A cold pressor response occurs on immersion of all or part of the body in cold water. See also static exercise.
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Coronaryspasm, arrhythmias and pressor response were induced by rapidly administering 2IU/kg of pitressin (vasopressin--Parke Davis) into the jugular vein (10 s), as previously described (Occhiuto et al.
Norepinephrine-induced pressor response was not affected by the spinal destruction.
5 mg/kg, attenuates the pressor response to intubation when propofol, glycopyrrolate and succinycholine are used for rapid sequence induction.
Previous studies have reported that heat stress attenuates the pressor response induced by an exercise (Nybo et al.
This results in (a) increased heart rate and contractility, and (b) the pressor response (increased arterial BP) from peripheral vasoconstriction and increased vascular resistance in the less active muscular and visceral vasculature.
Comparative study of diets enriched with evening primrose, black currant, borage or fungal oils on blood pressure and pressor response in spontaneously hypertensive rats.
7 percent of the patients exhibited a pressor response.
They implicated a protein called Trpv4 in the mechanism: mice lacking the Trpv4 gene did not have a pressor response to water.