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## Summary of Ventilation perfusion ratios and V Q mismatch

Ventilation perfusion ratios and V Q mismatch

The ventilation perfusion ratio is the ratio of alveolar ventilation, VA, to pulmonary blood flow, Q. Matching ventilation to perfusion is critically important for optimal gas exchange.

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### Ventilation perfusion ratios and V Q mismatch

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In regions of low ventilation/perfusion ratios, there is a (high/low) PCO_{2}.

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