Neural Mechanisms of Cardiovascular Regulation / Edition 1by Nae J. Dun
Pub. Date: 01/31/2004
Publisher: Springer US
Neural Mechanisms of Cardiovascular Regulation responds to current questions about how neurons in the central and peripheral nervous systems regulate the cardiovascular system. It includes a series of thoughtful reviews that are intended to provoke and illuminate the reader, with the intention of revealing some of the ideas that current practitioners in the field
Neural Mechanisms of Cardiovascular Regulation responds to current questions about how neurons in the central and peripheral nervous systems regulate the cardiovascular system. It includes a series of thoughtful reviews that are intended to provoke and illuminate the reader, with the intention of revealing some of the ideas that current practitioners in the field of cardiovascular research are using to generate their current studies.
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Table of Contents
1 The Baroreceptor Reflex: Novel Methods and Mechanisms.- 2 Chemoreflex and Sympathoexcitation.- 3 Cardiovascular Integration in the Nucleus of the Solitary Tract.- 4 Neurotransmitters in the Nucleus Tractus Solitarius Mediating Cardiovascular Function.- 5 Cardiovascular Pathways Revealed With Functional Neuroanatomy.- 6 The Hypothalamus and Cardiovascular Regulation.- 7 Cellular Properties of Autonomic-Related Neurons in the Paraventricular Nucleus of the Hypothalamus.- 8 The Anterior Hypothalamus and Salt-Sensitive Hypertension.- 9 The Presympathetic Cells of the Rostral Ventrolateral Medulla (RVLM): Anatomy, Physiology and Role in the Control of Circulation.- 10 Serotonin Neurons in the Brainstem and Spinal Cord: Diverse Projections and Multiple Functions.- 11 Medullary Raphe Neurons in Autonomic Regulation.- 12 Interneuronal Inputs to Sympathetic Preganglionic Neurons: Evidence from Transected Spinal Cord.- 13 Sympathetic Preganglionic Neurons: Electrical Properties and Response to Neurotransmitters.- 14 Neurochemical Heterogeneity in Sympathetic Ganglia and Its Implications for Cardiovascular Regulation.- 15 Mammalian Cardiac Ganglia as Local Integration Centers: Hishemical and Electrophysiological Evidence.- 16 Parasympathetic Influences on Cerebral Circulation: A Link to Arterial Baroreflexes.- 17 Brainstem Premotor Cardiac Vagal Neurons.- 18 Genes Regulating Cardiovascular Function as Revealed Using Viral Vectors.
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Excellent review of the current status of neural mechanism understanding. A must read for all in the field