Vasomotion - what is currently thought?

  title={Vasomotion - what is currently thought?},
  author={Christian Aalkj{\ae}r and Donna M Briggs Boedtkjer and Vladimir V Matchkov},
  journal={Acta physiologica},
  volume={202 3},
This minireview discusses vasomotion, which is the oscillation in tone of blood vessels leading to flowmotion. We will briefly discuss the prevalence of vasomotion and its potential physiological and pathophysiological relevance. We will also discuss the models that have been suggested to explain how a coordinated oscillatory activity of the smooth muscle tone can occur and emphasize the role of the endothelium, the handling of intracellular Ca(2+) and the role of smooth muscle cell ion… CONTINUE READING

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