TITLE

DIFFERENCES IN THE VASCULAR HUNTING REACTION BETWEEN CAUCASIANS AND JAPANESE

AUTHOR(S)
Hirai, K.; Horvath, Steven M.; Weinstein, V.
PUB. DATE
September 1970
SOURCE
Angiology;Sep1970, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p502
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The hunting reaction was compared among Caucasians and Japanese in 0, 5, 10, and 15 C cold water baths. Japanese subjects showed an earlier onset of vasodilation, a higher temperature at the onset of the hunting reaction, and a warmer average skin temperature during immersion. The most significant differences were noted in the 5 C bath. An attempt was made to explain the different pattern of the hunting reaction found to occur in the Japanese subjects living either in Japan or the United States.
ACCESSION #
16520563

 

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