ISADORE RUDNIKOFF, B.S., M.D., F.A.C.P.
The importance of the carotid sinus reflexes in relation to cardiovascular physiology is well known. In 1886 Czermack1, 2 showed that pressure on the neck in the region of the vagus nerve caused slowing of the heart. The basic work of Hering3 from 1923 to 1932 laid the foundation for future investigations. His studies, with those of de Castro4 in 1927, were responsible for our present knowledge of the anatomy and histology of the carotid sinuses. Between 1929 and 1937 a long series of researches5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 was reported with respect to the physiologic
RUDNIKOFF I. INSULIN AND THE CAROTID SINUS(INSULIN AND THE CAROTID SINUS*). Ann Intern Med. 1951;34:1382–1395. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-34-6-1382
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1951;34(6):1382-1395.
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