[Autonomic nervous system in heart failure].


The autonomic nervous system (ANS), a complex and self-organized entity, plays a crucial role in cardiovascular regulation. In this review, the authors describe some concepts of anatomo-physiology and cellular/molecular biology of the ANS and of its two major components, the parasympathetic and sympathetic system, both in the normal individual and in the… (More)


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@article{Campelo2004AutonomicNS, title={[Autonomic nervous system in heart failure].}, author={M. Piedad Campelo and C. Abreu-Lima}, journal={Revista portuguesa de cardiologia : orgao oficial da Sociedade Portuguesa de Cardiologia = Portuguese journal of cardiology : an official journal of the Portuguese Society of Cardiology}, year={2004}, volume={23 Suppl 2}, pages={II49-59} }