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Is bainbridge reflex in humans? Some literature says it is? It would make sense?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
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In brief: Yes it does

Bainbridge reflex also is called by name of atrial reflex is a increase in heart rate due to increase in central venous pressure.
There is increase in blood volume as detected by stretch receptors also called baro receptors located in both atria at veno arterial junctions. It was described by frances arthur bainbridge in 1915 when he was experimenting on dogs.

In brief: Yes it does

Bainbridge reflex also is called by name of atrial reflex is a increase in heart rate due to increase in central venous pressure.
There is increase in blood volume as detected by stretch receptors also called baro receptors located in both atria at veno arterial junctions. It was described by frances arthur bainbridge in 1915 when he was experimenting on dogs.
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