Vasopressin contributes to the cardiovascular response to dynamic exercise.

  title={Vasopressin contributes to the cardiovascular response to dynamic exercise.},
  author={Charles L. Stebbins and J David Symons},
  journal={The American journal of physiology},
  volume={264 5 Pt 2},
Vasopressin is a powerful vasoconstrictor that is released into the systemic circulation during exercise. We tested the hypothesis that this peptide contributes to the cardiovascular response during treadmill exercise in the pig. Seventeen miniswine were instrumented with epicardial electrocardiogram leads, left atrial and aortic catheters, and a left ventricular pressure transducer for measurement of heart rate (HR), regional blood flow, arterial blood pressure (MAP), and myocardial… CONTINUE READING


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