Bulletin of Experimental Biology and Medicine

, Volume 120, Issue 1, pp 658–660 | Cite as

Wenckebach arrhythmia produced in cats by vagal stimulation with volleys of electric pulses

  • O. E. Osadchii
  • V. M. Pokrovskii


A model permitting second-degree atrioventricular block (Wenckebach arrhythmia) to be reproducibly elicited in experimental animals (cats) by vagus nerve stimulation with volleys of electric pulses is described.

Key Words

vagus nerve atrioventricular conduction Wenckebach arrhythmia 


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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • O. E. Osadchii
    • 1
  • V. M. Pokrovskii
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Normal PhysiologyKuban Medical InstituteKrasnodar

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