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Spectral Analysis of Cardiovascular Variables as a Tool to Quantify Neural Cardiovascular Control in the Laboratory and Real Life Conditions

  • M. Pagani
  • O. Rimoldi
  • P. Pizzinelli
  • D. Lucini
  • A. Malliani
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Series in Synergetics book series (SSSYN, volume 55)

Abstract

The neural control of the circulation depends upon a continuous interaction between opposite, i.e. negative and positive, feed-back mechanisms, mediated respectively by vagal/baroreceptive and sympathetic circuits.

Keywords

Heart Rate Variability Mental Stress High Frequency Component Neural Control Systolic Arterial Pressure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Pagani
    • 1
  • O. Rimoldi
    • 1
  • P. Pizzinelli
    • 1
  • D. Lucini
    • 1
  • A. Malliani
    • 1
  1. 1.Instituto Ricerche Cardiovascolari, CNR, Patologia Medica, Ospedale L. Sacco, Centro FidiaUniversità di MilanoItaly

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