Baroreceptors and Hypertension

  • P. Sleight


This chapter will address the changes which occur in the arterial baroreflex arc in humans with hypertension and in animal models of hypertension. It will touch only briefly on baroreceptor denervation, which has been covered in an earlier chapter.


Carotid Sinus Muscle Sympathetic Nerve Activity Baroreflex Sensitivity Pulse Interval Heart Period 
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  • P. Sleight
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  1. 1.University of Oxford, John Radcliffe HospitalOxfordUK

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