Cardioinhibitory


Also found in: Medical.

Car`di`o`in`hib´i`to`ry


a.1.(Physiol.) Checking or arresting the heart's action.
References in periodicals archive ?
The cardioinhibitory type was characterized by a notable HR decrease without an obvious decrease in systolic pressure, and the mixed inhibitory type was characterized by both HR and BP decreases.
As the increased intrapulmonary pressure causes the excitation of stretch receptors in the lung and nerve impulses generated converges on the cardioinhibitory area in the medulla.
Hemodynamic classification was recorded as mixed neurocardiogenic response, vasodepressor, or cardioinhibitory.
2) In some cases, heart conditions require cardiac surgery and/or dual-chamber cardiac pacing (in the case of cardioinhibitory carotid sinus hypersensitivity).
Tota, "The emerging cardioinhibitory role of the hippocampal cholinergic neurostimulating peptide," Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, vol.
Pacemakers cut the rate of fails in only the subgroup of patients who had cardioinhibitory carotid sinus hypersensitivity that induced sudden changes in heart rate and blood pressure, and they did not decrease the risk of falling in any patient group.
Opioids also enhance vagal cardioinhibitory activity, causing bradycardia and a reduction in sinus arrhythmia.
Type IIa: cardioinhibitory response without asystole.
Actions of putative cardioinhibitory substances on the in vivo decapod crustacean cardiovascular system.
Treatment of cardiovascular disorders is perceived to be beneficial by 76% of patients [17] and a small study suggests the insertion of permanent pacemakers prevents unexplained falls in cardioinhibitory carotid sinus hypersensitivity [24].
Other therapies provided by the Advisa MRI device include the Rate Drop Response that identifies abrupt cardiac slowing and responds by pacing the heart at an elevated rate, which may reduce the frequency of syncopal (fainting) episodes in patients with apparent cardioinhibitory vasovagal syncope.
During inspiration, impulses in the vagi from the stretch receptors in the lung inhibit the cardioinhibitory areas in medulla oblongata.