Document Detail


Carotid baroreflex testing using the neck collar device.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19229465     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A neck chamber device for stimulation of carotid sinus baroreceptors by changing carotid transmural pressure was first described in 1957 by Ernsting and Parry and, with several modifications, has been extensively used in a number of physiological and clinical studies. This article outlines the evolution of neck chamber devices and describes some of the advantages and limitations of the technique. We also describe the responses in healthy subjects and the changes observed in patients with some disorders affecting the autonomic nervous system.
Authors:
Victoria L Cooper; Roger Hainsworth
Related Documents :
11446585 - Modulation of the human nociceptive flexion reflex across the cardiac cycle.
21786015 - Cardiac oxygen supply is compromised during the night in hypertensive patients.
8795305 - Simple clinical method of average intima-media thickness measurement in the common caro...
21722315 - Critical care nurses' knowledge about pressure ulcer in southeast of iran.
16438765 - Instantaneous diastolic pressure-flow relationship in arterial coronary bypass grafts.
1133165 - Idiopathic scoliosis. mechanical properties of the respiratory system and the ventilato...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review     Date:  2009-02-19
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical autonomic research : official journal of the Clinical Autonomic Research Society     Volume:  19     ISSN:  1619-1560     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Auton. Res.     Publication Date:  2009 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-04-07     Completed Date:  2009-06-12     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9106549     Medline TA:  Clin Auton Res     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  102-12     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Room C332, Clinical Sciences Building, Salford Royal Hospital, Stott Lane, Salford, M6 8HD, UK.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Baroreflex / physiology*
Cardiovascular Diseases / diagnosis,  physiopathology*
Carotid Sinus / physiopathology*
Diagnostic Techniques, Cardiovascular / instrumentation*
Humans
Hypertension / diagnosis,  physiopathology*
Pressoreceptors / physiopathology*

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Incremental predictive value of pre-procedural N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide for short-t...
Next Document:  Peduncular hallucinosis following microvascular decompression for trigeminal neuralgia without direc...