Table 1. Means arterial blood pressure (ABP), heart rate (HR), frequency of phrenic nerve activity, and end‐tidal CO2 at rest
Chemo intactCBD
21% O2100% O2100% O2100% O2 after ganglionic blocker
Mean ABP (mmHg)90 ± 296 ± 2*98 ± 249 ± 3
HR (bpm)409 ± 14422 ± 13434 ± 14388 ± 6
Frequency PNA (burst/min)102 ± 796 ± 5104 ± 7100 ± 6
End‐tidal CO2 (%)5 ± 0.25 ± 0.25.2 ± 0.34.6 ± 0.4
  • Values are mean ± SEM. *P < 0.05, versus chemo intact breathing 21% O2 and †P < 0.05 versus carotid body denervated (CBD).