Structure of carotid sinus

Known as: Sinus, Carotid, bulb carotid, Carotid sinus 
The dilated portion of the common carotid artery at its bifurcation into external and internal carotids. It contains baroreceptors which, when… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
CONTEXT Atherosclerosis is often advanced before symptoms appear and it is not clear whether treatment is beneficial in middle… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
The pulsatile flow in an anatomically realistic compliant human carotid bifurcation was simulated numerically. Pressure and mass… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
To investigate the effect of the distensible artery wall on the local flow field and to determine the mechanical stresses in the… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND The atherosclerotic progression-reducing effect of LDL cholesterol (LDL-C) lowering has been established in subjects… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
A complete understanding of the neural mechanisms responsible for the chemoreceptor and baroreceptor reflexes requires precise… (More)
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
Fluid velocities were measured by laser Doppler velocimetry under conditions of pulsatile flow in a scale model of the human… (More)
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
The distribution of nonstenosing, asymptomatic intimal plaques in 12 adult human carotid bifurcations obtained at autopsy was… (More)
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
Pulsatile flow in an in vitro model of the human carotid bifurcation was studied by flow visualization using hydrogen bubble… (More)
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Highly Cited
1970
Highly Cited
1970
KATONA, PETER G., JAMES W. POITRAS, G. OCTO BARNETT, AND BRIAN S. TERRY. Cardiac vagal eferent activity and heart period in the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1969
Highly Cited
1969
A technique for the routine recording of His bundle (H) activity in man using a bipolar or multipolar catheter is described. The… (More)
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