Modulation of cardiovascular excitatory responses in rats by transcutaneous magnetic stimulation: role of the spinal cord.

@article{ZhouYiSyuu2006ModulationOC,
  title={Modulation of cardiovascular excitatory responses in rats by transcutaneous magnetic stimulation: role of the spinal cord.},
  author={Wei Zhou Yi Syuu and Ian N. Hsiao and Vernon Weh-Hau Lin and John C. Longhurst},
  journal={Journal of applied physiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={100 3},
  pages={
          926-32
        }
}
This study investigated the efficacy of magnetic stimulation on the reflex cardiovascular responses induced by gastric distension in anesthetized rats and compared these responses to those influenced by electroacupuncture (EA). Unilateral magnetic stimulation (30% intensity, 2 Hz) at the Jianshi-Neiguan acupoints (pericardial meridian, P 5-6) overlying the median nerve on the forelimb for 24 min significantly decreased the reflex pressor response by 32%. This effect was noticeable by 20 min of… 

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