oa South African Medical Journal - A note on the fibre composition of the vagus nerve in man
|Article Title||A note on the fibre composition of the vagus nerve in man|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Institut d; Anatomie Normale, Lausanne, Switzerland|
|Publication Date||Nov 1966|
|Pages||981 - 984|
|Keyword(s)||Fibre compostion, Histology, Neurology, Physiology and Vagus nerve|
The fibre compo it ion of the trunk of the vagus nerve in man was studied by histological sections at 2 levels: (a) at the jugular foramen of the skull between the jugular ganglion and the ganglion nodosum: and (b) the posterior vagus in the oesophagus at the level of the diaphragm.
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