Stimulation of pulmonary C fibres decreases coronary arterial resistance in dogs.

@article{Ordway1986StimulationOP,
  title={Stimulation of pulmonary C fibres decreases coronary arterial resistance in dogs.},
  author={George A. Ordway and Kenneth H. Pitetti},
  journal={The Journal of Physiology},
  year={1986},
  volume={371}
}
A constant‐flow preparation was used to assess coronary arterial resistance while activating pulmonary C fibres in chloralose‐anaesthetized dogs. A Gregg cannula was passed through the left common carotid artery until the tip fitted snugly in the left circumflex coronary artery. The cannula was perfused with blood from the left femoral artery and blood flow through the cannula was maintained constant with a perfusion pump. Perfusion pressure in the coronary artery was measured from a side arm… 

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