Selective vagal innervation of the heart.


Parasympathetic ganglia are imbedded (1) in the epicardial fat pad located on the posterior surface of the dog's heart and (2) immediately overlying the point of penetration by the coronary sinus into the interatrial septum. The fat pad is situated between the inferior vena cava and the inferior left atrium. It contains multiple encapsulated ganglia, each… (More)


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@article{Randall1986SelectiveVI, title={Selective vagal innervation of the heart.}, author={Wesley C. Randall and Maja Milosavljevic and Robert D. Wurster and Gabriele Geis and Jeffrey L Ardell}, journal={Annals of clinical and laboratory science}, year={1986}, volume={16 3}, pages={198-208} }