carotid sinus


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carotid sinus

n.
A dilated area located at the bifurcations of the carotid arteries and containing numerous baroreceptors that function in the control of blood pressure by mediating changes in the heart rate.
Translations

ca·rot·id si·nus

n. sinus (seno) de la carótida, pequeña dilatación de la arteria carótida y su bifurcación.
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Moreover, alteration of the carotid sinus pressure resulting from neck palpation or electric stimulation may cause carotid baroreflex (Filippone & Bisognano, 2007).
A likely explanation for the irregularity is that the P-P interval is prolonged by an increase in parasympathetic tone and a decrease in sympathetic tone resulting reflexly from stimulation of the carotid sinus by systolic ejection.
She also presented carotid sinus syndrome that was also extremely rare among CBT patients.
A tachycardia that terminates abruptly with a vagal manoeuvre, such as carotid sinus massage, confirms an AV nodal-dependent arrhythmia, i.
CVRx said that the FDA clearance constitutes its first commercial approval in the United States, and is based on a determination by the FDA that neo legacy is safe and can be used in US patients who were defined as responders to the Rheos Carotid Sinus Lead System.
The largest IMT in either the left or right ICA from 1 cm above the carotid sinus to the bulb determined the maximum ICA IMT.
0 mm below the carotid sinus, and the diameter and IMT of the carotid artery were automatically obtained for six continuous cardiac circles.
Central venous cannulation--Stimulation of carotid sinus reflexes due to pressure from fingers during jugular vein cannulation and excess insertion of the central venous catheter into the right atrium may also lead to arrhythmias.
ClickPress, Fri Jul 04 2014] GlobalData's clinical trial report, "Carotid Sinus Syncope Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014" provides data on the Carotid Sinus Syncope clinical trial scenario.
Recently, there have been studies of the effect of stimulation of the carotid sinus nerve for the treatment of hypertension.