Augmented sympathetic neurotransmitter activity in the peripheral vascular bed of patients with congestive heart failure and cardiac norepinephrine depletion.

@article{Kramer1968AugmentedSN,
  title={Augmented sympathetic neurotransmitter activity in the peripheral vascular bed of patients with congestive heart failure and cardiac norepinephrine depletion.},
  author={Renske S A Kramer and Dean Towle Mason and Eugene Braunwald},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={1968},
  volume={38 4},
  pages={629-34}
}
Since there is an overall augmentation of sympathetic nervous activity in patients with congestive heart failure while adrenal medullary function is normal and neurotransmitter stores are diminished in the heart, investigation was directed to the functional status of adrenergic receptors and available norepinephrine stores in the peripheral vascular beds… CONTINUE READING