The Midbrain and Medullary Control of Post-inspiratory Activity of the Crural and Costal Diaphragm in Vivo


Studies on brainstem respiratory neurons suggest that eupnea consists of three phases; inspiration, post-inspiration and expiration. However it is not well understood how post-inspiration is organized in the diaphragm, i.e. whether post-inspiration differs in the crural and costal segments of the diaphragm and what the influence is of post-inspiratory… (More)