A neural mechanism for sudden death after myocardial infarction

October 2003
Clinical Autonomic Research;Oct2003, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p339
Academic Journal
The article presents information on a research study which focuses on neural mechanism for sudden death. The study examined cardiac sympathetic nerve activity (CSNA) in a conscious sheep during myocardial infarction (MI) and the subsequent development of Ventricular Fibrillation (VF). It is hypothesised that VF might be caused by a rapid increase in CSNA.


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