Haemodynamic aspects and serotonin.

  title={Haemodynamic aspects and serotonin.},
  author={Hubert B Dabir{\'e} and C Cherqui and Michel Safar and H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Schmitt},
  journal={Clinical physiology and biochemistry},
  volume={8 Suppl 3},
Serotonin (5-HT) induced a transient decrease followed by an increase and then a longer-lasting decrease in blood pressure. The initial decrease in blood pressure results from a reduction in cardiac output as a result of the profound bradycardia. The secondary increase in blood pressure is caused by an increase in both cardiac output and total peripheral… CONTINUE READING