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Autonomic Nervous System - Special Interest Topics

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Academic Editor

Theodoros Aslanidis
Theodoros Aslanidis

“Agios Pavlos” General Hospital,
Greece

Co-editor

Christos Nouris
Christos Nouris

“G.Papageorgiou” General Hospital,
Greece

Series Editor

Tomasz Brzozowski
Tomasz Brzozowski

Jagiellonian University,
Poland

Published20 July 2022

Doi10.5772/intechopen.95141

ISBN978-1-80355-193-7

Print ISBN978-1-80355-192-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-1-80355-194-4

Copyright year2022

Number of pages172

Part of the book seriesPhysiology

Issn2631-8261

The autonomic nervous system (ANS) is a subsystem of the nervous system that possesses several levels (groups) for receiving, transmitting, generating, and processing information. This book presents a comprehensive overview of the ANS, including chapters on the role of the ANS in a healthy lifestyle, the ANS–stress relationship, general anesthesia and the ANS, signaling pathways, and more.

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Table of Contents

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2. Healthy Lifestyle, Autonomic Nervous System Activity, and Sleep Status for Healthy Aging

By Miki Sato, Feni Betriana, Ryuichi Tanioka, Kyoko Osaka, Tetsuya Tanioka and Savina Schoenhofer

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3. Heart Rate Variability as a Marker of Homeostatic Level

By Moacir Fernandes de Godoy and Michele Lima Gregório

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5. General Anesthesia and Autonomic Nervous System: Control and Management in Neurosurgery

By Irina Alexandrovna Savvina, Anna Olegovna Petrova and Yulia Mikhailovna Zabrodskaya

454
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8. Central Control of the Larynx in Mammals

By Manuel Víctor López-González, Marta González-García, Laura Carrillo-Franco, Amelia Díaz-Casares and Marc Stefan Dawid-Milner

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