Relating to the vagus nerve.
- Increases in arterial flow stimulate efferent vagal outflow, inhibiting sympathetic drive and decreasing blood pressure.
- Repeated operations of the esophagus or stomach carry a risk of vagal injury, which may lead to gastroparesis.
- The procedure involves wrapping an electrode around the vagal nerve as it passes through the neck.
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