Cardiovascular regulation and lesions of the central nervous system.

  title={Cardiovascular regulation and lesions of the central nervous system.},
  author={William T Talman},
  journal={Annals of neurology},
  volume={18 1},
The central nervous system has an important role in the second-to-second regulation of cardiac activity and vasomotor tone. Central lesions that lead to a disturbance in autonomic activity tend to cause electrocardiographic and pathological evidence of myocardial damage, cardiac arrhythmias, and disturbances of arterial blood pressure regulation. To a great extent such cardiovascular disturbances result from alterations in sympathetic activity. Similar alterations in sympathetic activity can… CONTINUE READING

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