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Tilt Testing with Combined Lower Body Negative Pressure
 

Tilt Testing with Combined Lower Body Negative Pressure: a "Gold Standard" for Measuring Orthostatic Tolerance

Article DOI: 10.3791/4315
March 21st, 2013

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Summary March 21st, 2013

We describe a "gold standard" for evaluating orthostatic tolerance (OT) using tilt testing with combined lower body negative pressure (LBNP). This can be combined with non-invasive evaluations of cardiovascular reflex control. Normal and abnormal responses are defined.

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