Central oxytocin modulation of acute stress-induced cardiovascular responses after myocardial infarction in the rat.

Abstract

The present study was aimed at determining the role of centrally released oxytocin in regulation of blood pressure and heart rate (HR) under resting conditions and during an acute air-jet stress in rats with a myocardial infarction and controls infarcted. Four weeks after ligation of a coronary artery or sham surgery, conscious Sprague Dawley rats were… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/10253890802687688

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