vagosympathetic trunk

vagosympathetic trunk

the combined vagus nerve and the sympathetic trunk, invested in a common fascial sheath in the neck. In cats the two nerves remain separate.
References in periodicals archive ?
For cervical vagal trunk stimulation (CVTS), an self-made bipolar silver electrodes with 2-5 mm distance was inserted into the vagosympathetic trunk in a parallel way.
In a limited series, the cervical vagosympathetic trunks were sectioned and the right distal stump was stimulated with bipolar stainless steel electrodes supra (1 ms, 1 to 4 mA, 15 to 30 Hz) until sinus bradycardia, sinus arrest and then the initiation of AF was obtained.