To achieve erections, reflexogenic
and psychogenic phenomenon are necessary, and if any of these is deficit, it can cause impotence.
9-12) However, causes of intraoperative erection during general anaesthesia are not very clear, but appear to be reflexogenic
2-4) These theories are based around three major concepts: the biomechanical effects, the muscular reflexogenic
effects and the neurophysiological effects.
Sensory involvement of the genitalia is essential to achieving and maintaining reflexogenic
erection; this becomes increasingly important as the effect of psychogenic stimuli declines with age.
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effect on the functional activity of different organs and systems.
6) It dictates that when a reflexogenic
muscular system receives a stimulus of unaccustomed magnitude, the system in question calls upon the surrounding musculature, thus engaging muscles neither ordinarily involved nor necessarily helpful in the response.
esophagus as reflexogenic
sites for acid-induced bronchoconstriction in dogs.
However, although the reflexogenic
stimulus is processed at a low level (the reflex circuit being organized at the level of the brainstem) the characteristics of the blink reflex may be considerably altered (e.
However, even if the injury is at a higher level, an injured person can have reflexogenic
erections or lubrication.