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vagal

 [va´gal]
pertaining to the vagus nerve.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

va·gal

(vā'găl),
Relating to the vagus nerve.
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vagal

(vā′gəl)
adj.
Of or relating to the vagus nerve.

va′gal·ly adv.
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va·gal

(vā'găl)
Relating to the vagus nerve.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

vagal

Pertaining to the VAGUS NERVE.
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observed the similar results in PTs and explained that vagal dysfunction is the cause of prehypertension.
The common aim of all studies about vagal-sparing esophagectomy was to convince that esophagectomy might be the "gold standard" procedure for end-stage benign and early malign esophageal diseases if vagal nerves could be preserved during the operation (1).
A vagal schwannoma was the final diagnosis of the case.
This article systematically reviews the studies, which examined the relationship between HRV and cancer prognosis (survival and tumor markers; epidemiological evidence), followed by experimental studies testing the effects of vagotomy and vagal nerve stimulation on cancer prognosis (experimental evidence).
With the continued increase in ICP, a triad of bradycardia, hypertension, and irregular breathing commences due to both sympathetic and vagal stimulations.
Vagal maneuvers are often used as first line treatment for haemodynamically stable SVT.
In humans, heart rate variability (HRV) is a noninvasive marker of vagal nerve activity [17].
Drug resistance after multiple antiepileptic drug combinations and no eligibility for epilepsy surgery recommended also this patient for vagal nerve stimulation.
HRV undergoes transformations in fundamental oscillatory components in the frequency domain where the low frequency components (LF - 0.04 to 0.15 Hz) are analyzed, which is linked to the joint action of the vagal and sympathetic components with predominance of the sympathetic over the heart, high frequency components (HF - 0.15 to 0.4 Hz).