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Indices of cardiorespiratory synchronization from rat blood pressure data

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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>2003
<mark>Journal</mark>Applied Nonlinear Dynamics
Issue number3
Number of pages11
Pages (from-to)120-130
<mark>Original language</mark>English


A recently developed method for diagnostic of phase synchronization between several oscillatory processes from one-dimensional signals alone was extended and applied to the blood pressure signal of freely moving rats. Each rat examined has undergone four stages: 1) healthy not-influenced 2) healthy challenged by beta blocker 3) with stress-induced myocardial injuries 4) with stress-induced injuries challenged by beta-blocker. It is shown that cardiorespiratory synchronization plays an essential role at each of these stages.