The Role of Cardiac Ganglia in the Prevention of Coronary Atherosclerosis: An Analytical Examination of Cholesterol-fed Rabbits

KOZA Y., AYDIN M. D. , BAYRAM E., ŞİPAL S., Altas E., Soyalp C., ...More

BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.37, no.2, pp.79-83, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 37 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/balkanmedj.galenos.2019.2019.8.97
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CAB Abstracts, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Veterinary Science Database, Directory of Open Access Journals, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.79-83
  • Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated: Yes


Background: The heart is innervated by the autonomic nervous system, which contributes to the control of the heart's rhythm and coronary circulation. It has been suggested that the cardiac fibers of the vagus nerve play important roles in controlling circulatory functions and in protecting against atherosclerotic pathologies in coronary arteries.