Cardioinhibitory Carotid Sinus Syndrome: A Mathematical Model

Finucane, Ciaran ;   Kenny, Rose Anne ;   Boyle, Gerard

Tags Cardiovascular modelsPacemakersAutonomic nervous system

Carotid sinus massage (CSM) is a simple clinical test for stimulating the carotid sinus reflex. During CSM, firm longitudinal massage is applied...

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Cardiovascular Control Indexes in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Patients and their Relation with Clinical Markers

De Maria, Beatrice ;   Bari, Vlasta ;   Marchi, Andrea ;   Barbic, Franca ;   Furlan, Raffaello ;   Mora, Gabriele ;   Dalla Vecchia, Laura ;   Porta, Alberto

Tags Cardiovascular signal processingAutonomic nervous systemHeart rate variability

We studied the autonomic response to an orthostatic challenge (i.e. head-up tilt) in 52 amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) patients and 16...

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Evaluation of the Correlation between Cardiac and Sympathetic Baroreflex Sensitivity before Orthostatic Syncope

Marchi, Andrea ;   Bari, Vlasta ;   De Maria, Beatrice ;   Cerutti, Sergio ;   Heusser, Karsten ;   Tank, Jens ;   Jordan, Jens ;   Barbic, Franca ;   Furlan, Raffaello ;   Porta, Alberto

Tags Cardiovascular signal processingBaroreflexAutonomic nervous system

The study investigates the two different aspects of the baroreflex control resulting in two baroreflex sensitivity (BRS) indexes: i)...

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Hemodynamics Changes with Acute Carotid Baroreceptor Field Stimulation Are Age-Dependent in Normotensive Rats

Kouchaki, Zahra ;   Butlin, Mark ;   Avolio, Alberto P

Tags Arterial pressureBlood flowHemodynamics

Carotid baroreceptor stimulation can treat resistant hypertension with possible effects on the vasculature be- yond the decrease in arterial...

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Temporal Analysis of Cardiac Autonomic Regulation during Orthostatic Challenge by Short-Term Symbolic Dynamics

Reulecke, Sina ;   Charleston-Villalobos, Sonia ;   Voss, Andreas ;   Gonzalez-Camarena, Ramon ;   Gaitan-Gonzalez, Mercedes ;   Gonzalez-Hermosillo, Jesus Antonio ;   Hernandez-Pacheco, Guadalupe ;   Aljama-Corrales, Tomas

Tags Heart rate variabilityAutonomic nervous system

The gradual shift of cardiac autonomic regulation toward sympathetic predominance and vagal withdrawal during graded head-up tilt test in...

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The Effect of Fluid Overload by Saline Infusion on Heart Variability in Men during Sleep

Vena, Daniel ;   Yadollahi, Azadeh

Tags HRV and blood pressure monitoringAutonomic nervous systemSleep apnea

Fluid shift from the legs and into the neck during sleep has been shown to increase tissue pressure around the upper airway and increase...

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