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- Ramchandra, Rohit, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2009 v.106 no.3 pp. 924-928
- arrhythmia; death; heart; heart failure; nerve tissue; norepinephrine; patients; prognosis; sheep
- ... In heart failure (HF), sympathetic nerve activity is increased. Measurements in HF patients of cardiac norepinephrine spillover, reflecting cardiac sympathetic nerve activity (CSNA), indicate that it is increased earlier and to a greater extent than sympathetic activity to other organs. This has important consequences because it worsens prognosis, provoking arrhythmias and sudden death. To elucida ...
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