Structure of phrenic nerve

Known as: Nerves, Phrenic, Nervus phrenicus, Phrenic nerve 
The motor nerve of the diaphragm. The phrenic nerve fibers originate in the cervical spinal column (mostly C4) and travel through the cervical plexus… (More)

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2011
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2011
RATIONALE Diaphragmatic function is a major determinant of the ability to successfully wean patients from mechanical ventilation… (More)
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2009
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2009
AIMS Cryothermal energy (CTE) ablation via a balloon catheter (Arctic Front, Cryocath) represents a novel technology for… (More)
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2006
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2006
Botulinum neurotoxins (BoNTs) inhibit neurotransmitter release by selectively cleaving core components of the vesicular fusion… (More)
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2003
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2003
Because patients who fail a trial of weaning from mechanical ventilation experience a marked increase in respiratory load, we… (More)
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1996
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1996
An intra-arterially perfused working heart-brainstem preparation (WH-BP) was developed to allow studies into functionally… (More)
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1996
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1996
Repeated isocapnic hypoxia evokes long-term facilitation (LTF) of phrenic nerve activity in rats. We wished to determine: (1… (More)
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1993
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1993
We produced local tissue acidosis in various brain stem regions with 1-nl injections of acetazolamide (AZ) to locate the sites of… (More)
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1992
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1992
Ciliary neurotrophic factor (CNTF) supports the survival of embryonic motor neurons in vitro and in vivo, and prevents lesion… (More)
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1988
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1988
Patency of the upper airway (UA) is usually considered to be maintained by the activity of muscles in the head and neck. These… (More)
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1984
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1984
An in vitro preparation was described for studying electrical activity of mammalian brain stem and spinal cord. The brain stem… (More)
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