R Looga

Summary

Affiliation: University of Tartu
Country: Estonia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The bradycardic response to the Valsalva manoeuvre in normal man
    R Looga
    Department of Pathophysiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tartu, 19 Ravila, 51014 Tartu, Estonia
    Respir Physiol 124:205-15. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility of the heart rate response to low-strain Valsalva manoeuvre in healthy subjects
    Robert Looga
    Department of Pathophysiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tartu, 19 Ravila, 51014 Tartu, Estonia
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 133:251-8. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint The Valsalva manoeuvre--cardiovascular effects and performance technique: a critical review
    Robert Looga
    Department of Pathophysiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tartu, 19 Ravila, 51014 Tartu, Estonia
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 147:39-49. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Reflex cardiovascular responses to lung inflation: a review
    R Looga
    Department of Pathophysiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tartu, Estonia
    Respir Physiol 109:95-106. 1997

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. ncbi request reprint The bradycardic response to the Valsalva manoeuvre in normal man
    R Looga
    Department of Pathophysiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tartu, 19 Ravila, 51014 Tartu, Estonia
    Respir Physiol 124:205-15. 2001
    ..It was concluded that the bradycardic HRR to inspiratory VM is a normal event in men with parasympathetic reactivity, particularly when strain pressure is low...
  2. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility of the heart rate response to low-strain Valsalva manoeuvre in healthy subjects
    Robert Looga
    Department of Pathophysiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tartu, 19 Ravila, 51014 Tartu, Estonia
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 133:251-8. 2002
    ..Thus, the individual modes of HRR to VM10 and to VM20 could be used as a method of non-invasive determination of cardiovascular autonomic reactivity...
  3. ncbi request reprint The Valsalva manoeuvre--cardiovascular effects and performance technique: a critical review
    Robert Looga
    Department of Pathophysiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tartu, 19 Ravila, 51014 Tartu, Estonia
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 147:39-49. 2005
    ..The paper discusses the possible mechanisms of different CVRs to variations in the technique of the VM. Some practical recommendations are suggested...
  4. ncbi request reprint Reflex cardiovascular responses to lung inflation: a review
    R Looga
    Department of Pathophysiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tartu, Estonia
    Respir Physiol 109:95-106. 1997
    ..The current review makes an attempt to bring out the main viewpoints concerning this subject and present some possible explanations for contradictions in the results of various studies...