Scientific publications

Laryngeal apnea

May 1, 1987 | Magazine: Revista de Medicina de la Universidad de Navarra

Jiménez Vargas J, Vidal Bota J, Fernández González S.


The apneic laryngeal chemoreflex (QRL), elicited by water on the vocal cords and the reflex by mechanical stimulation (MRL) has been compared in dog.

The response decrease with naloxone at a 400, suggesting that the reflex inhibition depends on endogenous opioids of the respiratory centre.

CITATION Rev Med Univ Navarra. 1987 Apr-Jun;31(2):71-3