Research Topics

R Iturriaga


Country: Chile


  1. Iturriaga R, Moya E, Del Rio R. Carotid body potentiation induced by intermittent hypoxia: implications for cardiorespiratory changes induced by sleep apnoea. Clin Exp Pharmacol Physiol. 2009;36:1197-204 pubmed publisher
  2. Iturriaga R, Andrade D, Del Rio R. Crucial Role of the Carotid Body Chemoreceptors on the Development of High Arterial Blood Pressure During Chronic Intermittent Hypoxia. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2015;860:255-60 pubmed publisher
    ..Present results suggest that the CB play a crucial role in the development of high arterial pressure and autonomic alterations induced by CIH. ..
  3. Hernández Salinas R, Decap V, Leguina A, Cáceres P, Perez D, Urquiaga I, et al. Antioxidant and anti hyperglycemic role of wine grape powder in rats fed with a high fructose diet. Biol Res. 2015;48:53 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results show that WGP supplementation prevented hyperglycemia, insulin resistance and reduced oxidative stress in rats fed with HF diet. We propose that WGP may be used as a supplement in human food as well. ..
  4. Idiaquez J, Idiaquez J, Iturriaga R. Cardiovascular responses to isometric handgrip exercise in young patients with recurrent vasovagal syncope. Auton Neurosci. 2018;212:23-27 pubmed publisher
    ..VVS patients may present an abnormal regulation of cardiovascular responses to IHG, with preserved cardiovagal and cardiac sympathetic function. ..
  5. Iturriaga R. Carotid Body Ablation: a New Target to Address Central Autonomic Dysfunction. Curr Hypertens Rep. 2018;20:53 pubmed publisher
  6. Iturriaga R, Del Rio R, Idiaquez J, Somers V. Carotid body chemoreceptors, sympathetic neural activation, and cardiometabolic disease. Biol Res. 2016;49:13 pubmed publisher
  7. Del Rio R, Andrade D, LUCERO C, Arias P, Iturriaga R. Carotid Body Ablation Abrogates Hypertension and Autonomic Alterations Induced by Intermittent Hypoxia in Rats. Hypertension. 2016;68:436-45 pubmed publisher
    ..Present results show that autonomic alterations induced by CIH are critically dependent on the CB and support a main role for the CB in the CIH-induced hypertension. ..
  8. Iturriaga R, Oyarce M, Dias A. Role of Carotid Body in Intermittent Hypoxia-Related Hypertension. Curr Hypertens Rep. 2017;19:38 pubmed publisher