Baroreflex Activation Therapy for the Treatment of Heart Failure

Lovett, Eric ;   Cates, Adam ;   Georgakopoulos, Dimitrios

Tags BaroreflexHeart failureAutonomic nervous system

Baroreflex activation therapy (BAT), chronic modulation of circulatory physiology elicited by electrical stimulation of carotid baroreceptors, is...

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Carotid Body Denervation –a Novel Strategy for Heart Failure-

Saku, Keita ;   Kishi, Takuya ;   Sunagawa, Kenji

Tags Autonomic nervous systemHeart failureHemodynamics

As a novel non-pharmacological therapy for heart failure, carotid body denervation (CBD) has been proposed in several basic and clinical...

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Recent Topics of Pharmacological Vagal Activation Therapy

Shimizu, Shuji ;   Kawada, Toru ;   Sugimachi, Masaru

Tags Autonomic nervous systemHeart failure

Vagal activation therapy has recently become a therapeutic option for chronic heart failure (CHF). However, because electrical stimulation of...

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Treatment Effects of Chronic Vagal Nerve Stimulation on Dynamic and Static Characteristics of the Arterial Baroreflex

Kawada, Toru ;   Li, Meihua ;   Shimizu, Shuji ;   Sugimachi, Masaru

Tags BaroreflexAutonomic nervous systemHeart failure

Chronic electrical vagal nerve stimulation (VNS) has been shown to exert beneficial effects on cardiac remodeling and survival in heart failure...

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