vagal


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vagal

 [va´gal]
pertaining to the vagus nerve.

va·gal

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

vagal

/va·gal/ (va´gal) pertaining to the vagus nerve.

vagal

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

va′gal·ly adv.

vagal

[vā′gəl]
Etymology: L, vagus, wandering
pertaining to the vagus nerve.

va·gal

(vā'găl)
Relating to the vagus nerve.

vagal

Pertaining to the VAGUS NERVE.

vagal

pertaining to the vagus nerve.

vagal attack
see vasovagal attack.
vagal maneuver
pressure on the carotid sinus or eyeball to terminate supraventricular tachycardia.
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Si despues de 15 minutos el ritmo cardiaco en bradicardia aumenta en 16% se puede sospechar un origen vagal, en caso de no modificarse, la bradicardia tendra otro origen.
Heart rate was analyzed off-line using a vagal tone monitor, such that the average heart rate and vagal tone could be estimated for each interaction situation.
HF] may be more related to vagal tone and respiratory sinus arrhythmia and [alpha.
In another study, the team showed that breast cancer patients who slept better at night had better vagal tone the following morning.
Based on the present day knowledge one can speculate that afferent fibres in vagus nerve may be mediating some of the effects of breathing exercises by virtue of its connections with the regions of the brain controlling ANS, emotions memory and social behavior of the individual (13) inspiration stimulates stretch receptors in lungs; the impulses generated in these receptors are carried by vagal type C sensory fibres via nucleus of tractus solitarius to hypothalamus, which is the region controlling lower autonomic centre in the brainstem and spinal cord.
Aim: To evaluate the value of vagal nerve stimulation (VNS) in improving the quality of life, seizure frequency and mood in children with pharmacoresistant epilepsy.
Porges says, "If we feel safe, we have access to the neural regulation of the facial muscles, we have access to a myelinated vagal circuit that is capable of downregulating more traditional fight/flight and stress responses, and we have an opportunity to play.
The device is a small, handheld unit that the patient uses twice each day, and which transmits mild current to the vagal nerve.
Increased vagal tone can lead to sinus slowing and to atrioventricular block that occur nearly simultaneously.
La eficiencia del freno vagal se podria evaluar con la correlacion entre los cambios en el componente de la ASR y la actividad cardiaca, ya sea con la frecuencia cardiaca o con el periodo cardiaco (PC).
In the frequency domain, which seems to provide a more accurate and specific analysis of cardiac autonomic modulation, low frequencies are mostly associated with sympathetic activity, while high frequencies represent parasympathetic activity and vagal tone (7).
Her background included the diagnosis of idiopathic unilateral vagal and hypoglossal nerve palsies 4 years previously, with normal magnetic resonance imaging (MR1).