Cardiac vagal control and dynamic responses to psychological stress among patients with coronary artery disease.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Two groups of patients with coronary artery disease who differed in level of cardiac vagal control were compared in their cardiovascular responses to psychological stress. Patients with lower vagal control manifested increased reactions in diastolic blood pressure and rate-pressure product to mental stress and tended to have greater systemic vasoconstriction.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Grossman, P; Watkins, LL; Wilhelm, FH; Manolakis, D; Lown, B

Published Date

  • December 15, 1996

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 78 / 12

Start / End Page

  • 1424 - 1427

PubMed ID

  • 8970419

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0002-9149

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0002-9149(97)89295-8


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States