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Structure of stellate ganglion

Known as: Stellate ganglion, Ganglias, Stellate, cervicothoracic ganglions 
A paravertebral sympathetic ganglion formed by the fusion of the inferior cervical and first thoracic ganglia.
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to evaluate the changes of left stellate ganglionic nerve activity (SGNA) and left… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Background and Objectives: Although the stellate ganglion is located anteriorly to the first rib, anesthetic block is routinely… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Stellate ganglion block is utilized in the diagnosis and management of various vascular disorders and sympathetically mediated… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
  • M. Elias
  • Pain physician
  • 2000
  • Corpus ID: 2048893
Sympathetic blocks in the cervical and upper thoracic region are commonly used techniques for a variety of diagnostic… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Background and Objectives. The present study was performed at the Crystal Clinic Surgery Center, an outpatient free-standing… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
In 18 dogs on total cardiopulmonary bypass, the average interval between local activations during artificially induced… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
To assess the feasibility of noninvasively imaging the regional distribution of myocardial sympathetic innervation, we evaluated… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
A patient suffering from an acquired painful syndrome, due to injury to primary somatic afferent units, was studied. Clinical… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
The anatomy of the human extrinsic cardiac nerves and ganglia was reinvestigated because descriptions of human cardiac… Expand
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Highly Cited
1975
Highly Cited
1975
The effect of vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) upon ventricular vulnerability was studied in 30 mongrel dogs subjected to varying… Expand
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