Chapter 5. Lactic Acidosis in the Brain: Occurrence, Triggering Mechanisms and Pathophysiological Importance

  1. Ruth Porter and
  2. Geralyn Lawrenson
  1. Bo K. Siesjö

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720691.ch5

Ciba Foundation Symposium 87 - Metabolic Acidosis

Ciba Foundation Symposium 87 - Metabolic Acidosis

How to Cite

Siesjö, B. K. (1982) Lactic Acidosis in the Brain: Occurrence, Triggering Mechanisms and Pathophysiological Importance, in Ciba Foundation Symposium 87 - Metabolic Acidosis (eds R. Porter and G. Lawrenson), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470720691.ch5

Author Information

  1. Laboratory of Experimental Brain Research, Research Department 4, E-blocket, University Hospital, S-221 85 Lund, Sweden

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1982

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780272796511

Online ISBN: 9780470720691

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Keywords:

  • acidosis;
  • contractility;
  • heart;
  • heart muscle;
  • catecholamines

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Cerebral Glucose Metabolism

  • Lactic Acid Production in Hypocapnia: A Mechanism for Regulation of Intracellular pH (pHi)

  • Seizure-Induced Lactic Acidosis

  • Hypoxia, Ischaemia, and Metabolic Acidosis

  • Reference

  • Discussion

  • Reference