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Validity of automated methods when quantifying human muscle sympathetic nerve activity

Jeffrey Lewis Shayle Rothman

Validity of automated methods when quantifying human muscle sympathetic nerve activity

by Jeffrey Lewis Shayle Rothman

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Published by National Library of Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English

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SeriesCanadian theses = Thèses canadiennes
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Validity and reliability of measuring resting muscle sympathetic nerve activity using short sampling durations in healthy humans. J Appl Physiol –, doi: /japplphysiol   Muscle sympathetic nerve activity (MSNA) is recorded through the use of microneurography. This is the process of percutaneously inserting a tungsten microelectrode into a nerve to record action potentials. This is typically done in accessible peripheral nerves such as the peroneal or median nerves.

The sympathetic nervous system (SNS) is one of the two main divisions of the autonomic nervous system, the other being the parasympathetic nervous system. (The enteric nervous system (ENS) is now usually referred to as separate from the autonomic nervous system since it has its own independent reflex activity.). The autonomic nervous system functions to regulate the body's unconscious actions. Background— Increased central sympathetic activity and/or deficient peripheral sympathetic nerve function are among the proposed pathophysiological changes in patients with the postural tachycardia.

OBJECTIVE To determine whether poor long–term glycemie control may play a role in the lower muscle sympathetic nerve activity (MSNA) levels in insulindependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM). RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Intraneural electrodes were used to record MSNA from the peroneal nerve at baseline and during euglycemic insulin infusion ( mU m−2 min−1) in 16 IDDM subjects enrolled. since the earliest microneurographic recordings of sympathetic outflow in humans, the beat-by-beat modulation of muscle sympathetic nerve activity by the arterial baroreflex has been appreciated ().This relationship has been used extensively over the last 20 years to probe the role of the arterial baroreflex in human health and disease ().In practice, changes in muscle sympathetic nerve.

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Autonomic sympathetic function can be assessed in humans by direct recordings of the muscle sympathetic nerve activity (MSNA) (Hagbarth and Vallbo, ).

The general appearance of the human MSNA has been described as heartbeat-synchronous discharges from a group of sympathetic neurons, separated by periods of neural silence (Wallin and Fagius Cited by:   ELSEVIER Electroencephalography and clinical Neurophysiology () - A new method of quantifying human muscle sympathetic nerve activity for frequency domain analysis Yoshiki Sugiyama *, Toshiyoshi Matsukawa, Hatsue Suzuki, Satoshi Iwase, A.S.M.

Shamsuzzaman, Tadaaki Mano Department of Autonomic and Behavioral Neurosciences, Division of Higher Nervous Cited by:   In the s, Bronk et al.

noted that ‘a direct analysis of the behavior of the sympathetic nerve cells is especially valuable because it is difficult to determine their functional characteristics from the response of the organs which they supply.’ More than 70 years later, this statement is just as valid, since a growing number of researchers wish to measure sympathetic nerve activity Cited by: Exp Physiol pp 41–50 41 Experimental Physiology – Symposium Reports Quantifying sympathetic nerve activity: problems, pitfalls and the need for standardization Sarah-Jane Guild 1, Carolyn J.

Barrett, Fiona D. McBryde,et2, Geoffrey A. Head3, Sandra L. Burke3 and Simon C. Malpas1,4 1Circulatory Control Laboratory, Department of Physiology and Bioengineering Institute Cited by:   Comput.

Mot. Med. Vol. 21, No. 4, pp./91 + Printed in Great Britain Pergamon Press plc DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION OF TWO AUTOMATED METHODS FOR QUANTIFYING HUMAN MUSCLE SYMPATHETIC NERVE ACTIVITY J. ROTHMAN,t A. EASTYJ R. FRECKER$ and J. FLORAS1 tDepartment of Medical Cited by: In humans, the sympathetic vasoconstrictor drive is revealed through either skin or muscle sympathetic nerve activity (SSNA or MSNA), which can be recorded via microelectrodes inserted directly into a peripheral nerve in awake human subjects, a technique called microneurography.

Journal of Psychosomatic Research Vol 31 No 2, pp /87 $3 00 + 00 Printed m Great Britain Pergamon Journals Ltd INVITED REVIEW THE ASSESSMENT OF SYMPATHETIC NERVOUS FUNCTION IN HUMAN STRESS RESEARCH* ANDREW STEPTOEt (Received for publication 26 September ) Abstract-The methods currently available for measuring sympathetic nervous system activity m human.

Excessive sympathetic activation under resting conditions has been shown to increase from the early stages of the disease, and is related to prognosis. Direct recording of multiunit efferent muscle sympathetic nerve activity (MSNA) by microneurography is the best method for quantifying sympathetic nerve activity in humans.

This method utilizes the presence of post-ganglionic sympathetic fibres as separate anatomical fascicles in mixed somatic nerves going to muscles. Sympathetic nerve activity from large, peripheral nerves located superficially under the skin (usually the peroneal, tibial or median nerve), is directly recorded by means of tungsten microelectrodes.

The present data showing direct sympathetic innervation of the human muscle spindle fibers are of crucial importance for the understanding of motor and proprioceptive dysfunction seen under conditions of enhanced sympathetic activity, for example, during stress, which may lead to work-related myalgia and chronic muscle pain syndromes (Johansson.

Quantifying sympathetic nerve activity: problems, pitfalls and the need for standardization Since the first recording of sympathetic nerve activity (SNA) early last century, numerous methods for presentation of the resulting data have developed.

Claas P. Naehle, Effect of Peripheral Artery Sympathetic Denervation on Muscle. lease might be more helpful in quantifying sympathetic nervous activity in internal organs. These biochemical methods will now be reviewed. Biochemical Measures of Sympathetic Nervous System Activity From the time of von Euler's demonstration that the sympathetic neurotransmitter was norepinephrine,4 the.

Acute systemic hypoxia causes significant increases in human skeletal muscle sympathetic nerve activity (MSNA), heart rate and ventilation.

This phenomenon is thought to be primarily mediated by excitation of peripheral chemoreceptors sensing a fall in arterial free oxygen partial pressure (P a, O 2).We directly tested the role of P a, O 2 on MSNA (peroneal microneurography).

Visual inspection of muscle sympathetic nerve activity (MSNA) revealed that the activity did not increase until 30–60 s after humans started to perform static exercise (Mark et al. On the other hand, MSNA can be dramatically activated by the metaboreceptor stimulation during post‐exercise ischaemia (Mark et al.

The usual method for recording MNG is to obtain its linear envelope or short term average by bandpass filtering the muscle sympathetic nerve activity (MSNA) from to 2, Hz, rectifying, amplifying and then smoothing the result with a low pass filter having a time constant of approximately s ().The resulting signal is called the integrated muscle sympathetic nerve activity.

Muscle sympathetic nerve activity, although an invasive method, can be directly recorded from human peripheral nerves using microneurography. Quantification of spontaneous sympathetic bursts gives information regarding efferent sympathetic neural activity to skeletal muscle, and its effects on muscle circulation.

Method for Detection and Quantification of Non-Invasive Skin Sympathetic Nerve Activity Sympathetic nerve activity is an important trigger of cardiac arrhythmia. Our laboratory recently developed a new method for non-invasive recording of the skin sympathetic nerve activity (SKNA) using conventional electrocardiography (ECG) patch electrodes.

Cui, J., Wilson, T. & Crandall, C. Baroreflex modulation of muscle sympathetic nerve activity during cold pressor test in humans. American Journal of. We present a new method for quantitative analysis of muscle sympathetic nerve activity (MSNA), expressed as muscle sympathetic burst area (MSBA).

This technique is likely to be useful for inter-individual comparisons and for frequency domain analysis of MSNA. Second, when sympathetic activity to skeletal muscle (MSNA) is recorded in humans (48, ), the quantification method is quite different from that used in most animals, in part because of much higher heart rates in small animals.

In humans, MSNA is often quantified by the frequency of bursts, either as bursts per minute or bursts per heart. However, quantifying the time-varying sympathetic activity which maintains body homeostasis over time is difficult.

Microneurographic recording is the only way to directly evaluate sympathetic nerve activity from the human peripheral nerves.Horacio Kaufmann, Italo Biaggioni, in Brocklehurst's Textbook of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology (Seventh Edition), Systemic sympathetic function.

Muscle sympathetic nerve activity (MSNA) increases progressively with age likely because of increased central nervous system drive (Figure ).Sympathetic nerve traffic increases in a region-specific manner; however, outflow to skeletal.In POTS, integrated muscle sympathetic nerve activity was lower at rest (12± versus 20±2 burst/min; P=) and raw muscle sympathetic nerve activity .