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do you want to run that by me again...? [Apr. 2nd, 2005|06:21 am]
8 or so bees in my bonnet
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Sympathetic activation in heart failure is intimately linked to disease progression and to adverse outcome.1–3 Contemporary management of heart failure relies on three antiadrenergic strategies, predicated on the hypothesis that interventions that counter sympathetic overactivity will improve both symptoms and prognosis. First, excessive central sympathetic outflow to the heart and periphery can be reduced by normalizing elevated cardiac filling pressures,4 by abolishing coexisting obstructive sleep apnea with nocturnal continuous positive airway pressure,5 or by attenuating sympathoexcitatory reflexes activated by exercising muscle through conditioning. Although rational, thus far these interventions have not been proven to improve survival.
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[User Picture]From: cleanlikegod
2005-04-02 06:19 am (UTC)
ooh- sympathoexcitatory !
what an exciting bodily function/process!
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[User Picture]From: paganmaid
2005-04-02 06:29 am (UTC)
Is this related to the Pope's condition, by any chance?

-paganmaid
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[User Picture]From: recrea33
2005-04-02 06:33 am (UTC)
hmmmnnn? not really.
but they should let the poor bloke die.
i guess that's not very catholic.
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