Effects of bilateral vestibular nucleus lesions on cardiovascular regulation in conscious cats.

  title={Effects of bilateral vestibular nucleus lesions on cardiovascular regulation in conscious cats.},
  author={R. L. Mori and L. A. Cotter and H. E. Arendt and C. J. Olsheski and Bill J. Yates},
  journal={Journal of applied physiology},
  volume={98 2},
The vestibular system participates in cardiovascular regulation during postural changes. In prior studies (Holmes MJ, Cotter LA, Arendt HE, Cas SP, and Yates BJ. Brain Res 938: 62-72, 2002, and Jian BJ, Cotter LA, Emanuel BA, Cass SP, and Yates BJ. J Appl Physiol 86: 1552-1560, 1999), transection of the vestibular nerves resulted in instability in blood pressure during nose-up body tilts, particularly when no visual information reflecting body position in space was available. However, recovery… 

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