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Cardiopulmonary Baroreflexes in Humans

Handbook of Physiology, The Cardiovascular System, Peripheral Circulation and Organ Blood Flow

  1. Allyn L. Mark1,
  2. Giuseppe Mancia2

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp020321

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Mark, A. L. and Mancia, G. 2011. Cardiopulmonary Baroreflexes in Humans. Comprehensive Physiology. 795–813.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa

  2. 2

    Istituto di Clinica Medica IV, University of Milan and Centro di Fisiologia Clinica e Ipertensione, Ospedale Maggiore, Milan, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Techniques
    • 1.1
      Lower-Body Negative Pressure
    • 1.2
      Congesting Cuffs and Hemorrhage
    • 1.3
      Elevation of Legs and Lower-Body Positive Pressure
    • 1.4
      Head-Out Water Immersion
    • 1.5
      Upright Tilting and Respiratory Maneuvers
  • 2
    Cardiopulmonary Baroreceptor Control of Forearm Vascular Resistance and Sympathetic Nerve Activity
  • 3
    Cardiopulmonary Baroreceptor Control of Splanchnic Circulation
  • 4
    Cardiopulmonary Baroreceptor Control of Venous Tone
  • 5
    Cardiopulmonary Baroreceptor Control of Heart Rate
  • 6
    Cardiopulmonary Baroreceptor Control of Renin and Vasopressin
    • 6.1
      Renin Release
    • 6.2
      Vasopressin Secretion
  • 7
    Interaction of Cardiopulmonary, Carotid, and Somatic Reflexes
  • 8
    Myocardial Ischemia and Infarction
    • 8.1
      Mechanisms of Bradycardia and Hypotension With Inferoposterior Infarction
    • 8.2
      Mechanisms of Tachycardia and Hypertension With Anterior Myocardial Infarction
  • 9
    Pathological States
    • 9.1
      Bradycardia and Hypotension During Coronary Arteriography
    • 9.2
      Chronic Heart Failure
    • 9.3
      Hypertension
    • 9.4
      Syncope